Young Children's Lives in Poor Countries
Edited by Helen Penn
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Unequal Childhoods by Helen Penn
Book DescriptionAn expert in her field, Helen Penn discusses the inequalities between and within countries of childhood poverty and how this poverty is recognized and defined through the following case-studies: * Kazakhstan - once part of the Soviet Union * Swaziland - a country in Southern Africa devastated by HIV and AIDS * Himalayan India * Brazil - one of the world's most unequal countries. These four case studies illustrate the diversity and complexity of the responses to the attempts to globalise childhood and highlight the need to address the inequalities of childhood experience.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415321020
(216mm x 138mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Quality in Early Childhood Services, Paperback (January 2011)
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Comparing Nurseries, Paperback (April 1997)
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Transforming Nursery Education, Paperback (March 1996)» View all books by Helen Penn
This text focuses on the history and recent practice of nursery education in the UK. It covers a wide range of day care and education services, and critical issues such as staffing, funding, curriculum, models of provision and the age at which children start compulsory schooling.
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Author Biography - Helen Penn
Helen Penn is Professor of Early Childhood, University of East London.
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