Defending Childhood: Keeping the Promise of Early Education

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Beverly Falk
Teachers College Press, 2012 - Education - 274 pages
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This collection is a moving tribute to Nel Noddings, a fascinating and influential scholar who has contributed greatly to numerous fields, including education, feminism, ethics, and the study of social justice and equity. "Dear Nel: Opening the Circl

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
How Children Grow and Develop Implications forTeaching
11
Dangers to Childhood Posed by Our Culture
87
Images of Possibility and Recommendations for the Future
171
Supporting Childrens Education and Care
243
About the Editor and the Contributors
251
Index
258
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Beverly Falkis professor and director of the Graduate Programs in Early Childhood Education at The School of Education, The City College of New York, and author of Teaching the Way Children Learn.

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