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A history of children's play and play environments : toward a contemporary child-saving movement / Joe L. Frost.

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Author/Creator:
Frost, Joe L.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2010
Imprint:
New York, NY : Routledge, 2010.
Format:
  • Book
  • xx, 295 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-281) and index.
Contents:
  • INTRODUCTION CHAPTER ONE: EARLY HISTORICAL INFLUENCES ON CHILDREN'S PLAY CHAPTER TWO: PLAY AND PLAY ENVIRONMENTS IN EARLY AMERICA CHAPTER THREE: THE EARLY CHILD SAVING MOVEMENT: SHAME OF THE CITIES CHAPTER FOUR: THE EVOLUTION OF THE PLAY AND PLAYGROUND MOVEMENT CHAPTER FIVE: PLAY AND THE CHILD STUDY MOVEMENT: NURSERY SCHOOLS, KINDERGARTENS, AND THE DEVELOPMENTAL APPROACH TO PLAY CHAPTER SIX: PLAY DURING HARD TIMES: THE GREAT DEPRESSION CHAPTER SEVEN: NATURAL, BUILT, AND ADVENTURE PLAY ENVIRONMENTS: BACK TO NATURE CHAPTER EIGHT: THE VALUE OF PLAY AND THE CONSEQUENCES OF PLAY DEPRIVATION CHAPTER NINE: TOWARD A CONTEMPORARY CHILD SAVING MOVEMENT.
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Publisher's Summary:
Explores the history of children's play and play environments, informing where we are and why we need to re-establish play as a priority. This book proposes solutions to the state of play deprivation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ISBN:
9780415806206
0415806208
9780415806190
0415806194
9780203868652
020386865X

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