What is play?
Making sense of play - The Integral Play Framework
Making sense of other views
Supporting provision for children's playing
Interacting with playing children
What kids get up to - everydayness and the darker side of play
Developing reflective practice and creative approaches
An integrated approach to research Appendix 1: Comparison of definitions of play
Appendix 2: An expanded taxonomy of play types
Appendix 3: Psycholudic terminology References
Perry Else is Professor of Play Studies at Sheffield Hallam University, UK, and has spent nearly thirty years bringing play and creativity to a variety of organisations and local authorities in London, Bristol and Sheffield, helping plan and deliver services for children.