The SAGE Handbook of Global Childhoods

Editors: Yelland, Nicola J., Peters, Lacey and Fairchild, Nikki
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: Sage UK

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-52-971781-5
Category: Social Sciences
Image Count: 62
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This Handbook engages with the interdisciplinary field of childhood studies, education, cultural studies, ethnography, and philosophy, with contributions from scholars from across the globe who have focused their work on the complexities of childhoods in contemporary times.

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Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • List of Figures
  • List of Images
  • List of Tables
  • Notes on the Editors and Contributors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Global Childhoods: An Introduction - Nicola J. Yelland, Lacey Peters, Nikki Fairchild, Marek Tesar, and Michelle S. Pérez
  • Part I: Global Childhoods
  • Introduction - Michelle S. Pérez
  • 1. The Descendants of the Gods: Māori Indigenous Childhoods - Mere Skerrett
  • 2. [Re]Imagining Childhood in the Global South: South African Experiences - Bekisizwe S. Ndimande
  • 3. Globalization and (Un)shifting Notions of Childhood: Middle-Class Parents in and from Urban India Conceptualize Childhood in a Climate of Globalization - Amita Gupta
  • 4. Childhoods and Politics in (Post)socialist Societies - Zsuzsa Millei, Nikolai Jeffs, Petar Odak, Iveta Silova, Anikó Varga Nagy and Anel Kulahmetova
  • 5. Postcolonial Childhoods: Historical and Contemporary Notions - Radhika Viruru and Nazneen Askari
  • 6. A Study of ‘Learning through Play’ in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Singapore Kindergartens Using Asia as Method - Luting Zhou, Erica Burman and Susie Miles
  • 7. Children's Geographies Beyond ‘Agency' - Peter Kraftl, Sarada Balagopalan and Gabriela Tebet
  • 8. Relational Mappings and Global Childhoods - Iris Duhn, Karen Malone and Linda Knight
  • 9. Pláticas on Early Childhood and Bilingual Education: Reckoning with the Past to Envision the Future - Paty Abril-Gonzalez and Michelle S. Pérez
  • Part II: Researching Global Childhoods
  • Introduction - Marek Tesar
  • 10. The Historical Emergence of Modern Childhood - Jonas Qvarsebo
  • 11. Philosophy of Childhood: Style, Philosophy, and the ‘Post-it’ of Global Childhoods - Andrew Gibbons and Marek Tesar
  • 12. Rethinking Global Sociology of Childhoods - Sonja Arndt
  • 13. Posthumanism/New Materialism: The Child, Childhood, and Education - Hillevi Lenz Taguchi and Christine Eriksson
  • 14. Research Methodologies with Young Children: Muddling in the Middle - Kylie Smith
  • 15. Black Geographies in Early Childhood Studies - Fikile Nxumalo, Nnenna Odim and Alison Smith
  • 16. Figuring Gender in Early Childhood with Animal Figurines: Pursuing Tentacular Stories about Global Childhoods in the Anthropocene - Jayne Osgood and Sid Mohandas
  • 17. Krishnamurti's Insights on Observation for Global Childhood Education and Research - Marina Basu
  • 18. Ni Niño Ni Ruiseñor/Not a Child Nor a Mockingbird: Decolonization of Childhoods in Abya Yala - ximena galdames castillo
  • 19. Architecting Process-oriented Research Methodologies in Early Childhood Education - Nikki Rotas
  • Part III: Contemporary Childhoods
  • Introduction - Nicola J. Yelland
  • 20. Childhoods for the Common Good: The Educational Project of Reggio Emilia - Stefania Giamminuti
  • 21. (R)existence in the Borderlands: Immigrant Children in the United States - Angeles Maldonado and Beth Blue Swadener
  • 22. Homeless and/or Street-connected Childhoods: Contemporary Challenges within International Convention Frameworks - Dimitrina Kaneva and Su Lyn Corcoran
  • 23. Multimodal Childhoods: Lifeworlds and Lived Experiences of Young Children in Pedagogical Cultures - Lorna Arnott and Nicola J. Yelland
  • 24. Learning with Place: Innovative Pedagogies for Climate Action - Jeanne Marie Iorio and Catherine Hamm
  • 25. The Every/day Materialities of Children's School Lives - Casey Y. Myers
  • 26. Children after the Animal Turn: Child–Animal Relations and Multispecies Scholarship - Pauliina Rautio, Tuure Tammi and Riikka Hohti
  • 27. Popular Culture and the Aesthetics of Play: Children as Cultural Critics - Haeny S. Yoon
  • 28. Minds Nested in Nature - Jay Griffiths
  • Part IV: Pedagogies and Practice
  • Introduction - Nikki Fairchild
  • 29. The Importance of Early Childhood Education and Care for Hungarian Ethnic Minority Groups in Romania, Slovak Republic and Serbia - Eva Mikuska
  • 30. Untidying Child Development with a Picturebook: Disrupting Colonizing Binary Logic in Teacher Education - Karin Murris, Rose-Anne Reynolds, Heloisa da Silva and Luzia Aparecida de Souza
  • 31. Seeing Beyond: Perspectives of Black Children in English ECEC - Nikki Fairchild and Vini Lander
  • 32. On Being Led (astray) by (feral) Materials: Posthuman Research Practice in an Outdoor ECEC Atelier - Lucy Hill
  • 33. Construction of Children's Cultural Identity in Chinese Context: Understanding Young Children's Perspectives via Popular Picture Books - Fengling Tang, Pan Yue-Juan and Niwen Wu
  • 34. The Norwegian #barnehageopprør2016 (the 2016 Kindergarten Riots): Renewed Acts of Political and Professional Social Movements - Ann Merete Otterstad and Constanse Elmenhorst
  • 35. From Policy to Pedagogy: Image of the Singapore Child - Wu Pinhui Sandra
  • 36. Social Inequality in the Early Childhood Care and Education Practice in Nigeria - Hannah Olubunmi Ajayi
  • 37. Quality Early Childhood Care and Education in India: Where Do We Stand? - Reetu Chandra
  • Part V: Creating Communities for Global Children
  • Introduction - Lacey Peters
  • 38. Unpacking Children and Childhoods in Indonesian Preschool Policy Documents - Ali Formen, Hani Yulindrasari and Vina Adriany
  • 39. Infants and Young Children in Alternative Care - Eunice Lumsden
  • 40. Pedagogic Resistance: Children's Play as Political Agency - Maria Persons
  • 41. Children Walking Diverse Worlds: Facing the Trouble of a Settler Colonial Past and Present - Claudia Diaz-Diaz
  • 42. Fostering Community and Environmental Sustainability in Early Childhood: A Project on Living Things in a Preschool Classroom - Lacey Peters, Eloah Decat, Victoria Damjanovic, Meaghan Mosher, Cassidy Dickson and Janette Habashi
  • 43. Becoming ADHD in U.S. Public Early Childhood Classrooms: Childhood Amidst Accountability Policies - Kyunghwa Lee
  • 44. What Deaf Children Think about Deaf Education - Jennifer Scarboro
  • 45. Constructing an Inclusive Understanding of Rights from the Ground Up: Listening to Young Children Through an International Documentary Film Adventure - John Nimmo and Maria Thereza Oliva Marcilio
  • 46. Justice, Dignity and Respect: Love as an Organizing Principle in Global Childhoods - Chelsea Bailey, Janeth Christian Malela and Frank Mbele, Michell Naidoo, Michele Reich, Diego Pérez, Julie Nicholson, Anonymous, and Lisette Garcia