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New Directions for Early Childhood Education and Care in the 21 st Century: International Perspectives (review)

New Directions for Early Childhood Education and Care in the 21 st Century: International... EDUCATION AND TREATMENT OF CHILDREN Vol. 31, No. 1, 2008 New Directions for Early Childhood Education and Care in the 21st Century: International Perspectives. Editors: Michio Takeuchi, Ralph Sco, Darek Benesh and Nicole Carlson. Martin Quam Press, 2006. Paperback, 288 pages, $15 (includes shipping). Reviewed by Temple S. Lovelace, The Ohio State University. As the importance of early childhood education continues to rise, New Directions for Early Childhood Education and Care in the 21st Century: International Perspectives provides a comprehensive look at the structure and management of early childhood education in culturally diverse seings. The purpose of this book, as outlined by the editors, is to focus on several issues that plague the field of early childhood education. Issues such as the globalization of education, gender equality, and declining birthrates affect how early childhood education is promoted and supported throughout industrialized and preindustrialized nations. In addition to these issues, the authors look specifically at the structure of early childhood programs, such as extended day, preschool and day-care as well as the population of those who are utilizing these services. This text consists of eleven chapters which explore early childhood education and child care in countries such as the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Education and Treatment of Children West Virginia University Press

New Directions for Early Childhood Education and Care in the 21 st Century: International Perspectives (review)

Education and Treatment of Children , Volume 31 (1) – Aug 20, 2008

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EDUCATION AND TREATMENT OF CHILDREN Vol. 31, No. 1, 2008 New Directions for Early Childhood Education and Care in the 21st Century: International Perspectives. Editors: Michio Takeuchi, Ralph Sco, Darek Benesh and Nicole Carlson. Martin Quam Press, 2006. Paperback, 288 pages, $15 (includes shipping). Reviewed by Temple S. Lovelace, The Ohio State University. As the importance of early childhood education continues to rise, New Directions for Early Childhood Education and Care in the 21st Century: International Perspectives provides a comprehensive look at the structure and management of early childhood education in culturally diverse seings. The purpose of this book, as outlined by the editors, is to focus on several issues that plague the field of early childhood education. Issues such as the globalization of education, gender equality, and declining birthrates affect how early childhood education is promoted and supported throughout industrialized and preindustrialized nations. In addition to these issues, the authors look specifically at the structure of early childhood programs, such as extended day, preschool and day-care as well as the population of those who are utilizing these services. This text consists of eleven chapters which explore early childhood education and child care in countries such as the

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Education and Treatment of ChildrenWest Virginia University Press

Published: Aug 20, 2008

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