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The SAGE handbook of early childhood policy, edited by Linda Miller [and three others]

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Summary
Recent authoritative evidence suggests that an estimated 200 million children under five fail to achieve their developmental potential due to factors including poor health and nutrition and the lack of stable high quality care. A significant number of the world's children today lack the basic rights to health, development and protection. In light of such statistics, early childhood services for young children have expanded around the world. The SAGE Handbook of Early Childhood Policy draws critical attention to policy in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) its relationship to service provision and its impact on the lives of children and families. The perspectives of leading academics and researchers from Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Australasia and Asia have been arranged around five key themes: ..
Table Of Contents
pt. 1. The relationship between research, policy and practice : regional and country case studies -- pt. 2. Equitable early childhood services : intervention to improve children's life chances -- pt. 3. Extending practice : the role of early childhood services in family support -- pt. 4. Participation, rights and diversity -- pt. 5. Future directions for early childhood policy
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
1st edition.
Note
Includes index
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxviii, 631 pages), illustrations
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781786847164

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