Alternative Narratives in Early Childhood

Alternative Narratives in Early Childhood : An Introduction for Students and Practitioners

Alternative Narratives in Early Childhood : An Introduction for Students and Practitioners

  • Format: Paperback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 156 x 234 x 10.67mm | 249g
  • Publication date: 19 Jul 2018
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Imprint: Routledge
  • Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations note: 1 Tables, black and white
  • ISBN10: 1138291552
  • ISBN13: 9781138291553
  • Bestsellers rank: 357,548

Challenging dominant discourses in the field of early childhood education, this book provides an accessible introduction to some of the alternative narratives and diverse perspectives that are increasingly to be heard in this field, as well as discussing the importance of paradigm, politics and ethics.

Peter Moss draws on material published in the groundbreaking Contesting Early Childhood series to introduce readers to thinking that questions the mainstream approach to early childhood education and to offer rich examples to illustrate how this thinking is being put to work in practice. Key topics addressed include:

dominant discourses in today's early childhood education - and what is meant by 'dominant discourse'

why politics and ethics are the starting points for early childhood education

Reggio Emilia as an example of an alternative narrative

the relevance to early childhood education of thinkers such as Michel Foucault and Gilles Deleuze and of theoretical positions such as posthumanism.

An enlightening read for students and practitioners, as well as policymakers, academics and parents, this book is intended for anyone who wants to think more about early childhood education and delve deeper into new perspectives and debates in this field.

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