NZ J Educ Stud (2018) 53:307–308 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40841-018-0112-9 BOOK REVIEW Research, Policy and Advocacy in the Early Years: Writing Inspired by the Achievements of Professor Anne Smith Carmen Dalli and Anne Meade (eds). New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2016 Sue Stover Received: 19 December 2017 / Accepted: 24 May 2018 / Published online: 30 May 2018 © New Zealand Association for Research in Education 2018 Peter Moss calls them a ‘group of exceptional women’—‘formidable and inspir- ing’ (2016, p. 110, p. 118). They championed the shaping of a new integrative approach to early childhood education in Aotearoa New Zealand—a project that can be charted, yet remains incomplete. From the mid 1970 s, Anne Smith was in the middle of this group, bringing her prowess as a quantitative researcher and author into the politics of early childhood alongside other academics, activist feminists and union leaders. Gary Melton describes her as ‘remarkably persistent’ and ‘ambitious’ in taking on enormous policy reforms, starting with the promotion of quality childcare, and then the abolition of physical punishment of children. These were challenges within the New Zealand context, but Anne’s vast international network and her high status as a researcher and advocate took her regularly into international forums where ‘she honed
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