Chapter One - Introduction
Chapter Two - What is Childhood?
Chapter Three - Families and Parenting
Chapter Four - International Views on Education
Chapter Five - Children's Rights and Children's Needs
Chapter Six - Children's Health and Welfare a Global View
Chapter Seven - Global Inequalities and Children
Chapter Eight - Global Research and Children
It provides some excellent insights into cross-cultural perspectives of childhood. -- Ewan Ingleby, Teeside University This is a very useful book to prompt discussion and enhance knowledge on the perspectives of childhood globally. I especially liked the extra section on critical thinking at the beginning. -- Julie Rose, Stockton Riverside College The information in the book was easy to access and relevant to today's societies and cultures. -- Juliet Reid, Amersham & Wycombe College
Monica Edwards is a lecturer on early years courses at Stockport College. She has worked with children, adults and families from a wide range of cultural and social backgrounds in the fields of health and education for over 30 years. She currently teaches global perspectives on childhood to undergraduate students.
Chelle Davison is Head of Department, Undergraduate ITE, in the Faculty of Education, Arts & Business at the University of Cumbria. The Department has over 450 trainees studying early years, primary, secondary and SEN initial teacher education. It is working towards Early Years Teacher Status for the 2015 cohorts and Chelle will be offering her own expertise both to the new applicants for 2014 and those from 2015 onwards through master classes and public lectures. In addition Chelle has made significant contribution to a range of policy documents and government reviews, and is a devoted supporter of the professionalisation of the Early Years workforce.