Investigating Play in the 21st Century Play & Culture Studies

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-09-21
  • Publisher: UPA

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The Association for the Study of Play (ASP) is the sponsor of the seventh volume in the Play & Culture Studies Series. The ASP is a professional group of researchers who study play.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
Acknowledgementsp. xvii
Conceptualizing Play
Genesis and Evolution of American Play and Playgroundsp. 3
The Promise of Sociology for Play Studiesp. 32
Children's Play in the Journal, Young Children: An Analysis of How it is Portrayed and Why it is Valuedp. 55
Comparative and Cross-Cultural Research
Playful Companions for Motherless Monkeysp. 73
What Young Children Say About Play at School: United States and Australian Comparisonsp. 88
Teachers' and Parents' Attitudes About Play and Learning in Taiwanese Kindergartensp. 114
Playfulness Among Swedish and Japanese Children: A Comparative Studyp. 135
Playgrounds and Children's Play Supply in 14 Districts of Northeastern Portugalp. 147
Playground Safety in Brazilp. 162
Playfulness, Creativity, and Science
Play and Creativity: The Role of the Intersubjective Adultp. 175
The Role of Fun, Playfulness, and Creativity in Science: Lessons from Geoscientistsp. 188
Play, Communication, and Literacy
Storybook Time and Free Play: Playing with Booksp. 205
Effects of Environmental Print Games and Play Props on Young Children's Print Recognitionp. 220
Communicative Actions and Language Narratives in Preschoolers' Play with "Talking" and "Non-talking" Rescue Heroesp. 229
Play Across Space and Time
Toy Libraries, Play, and Play Materialsp. 249
"Hey, no fair:" Young Children's Perceptions of Cheating During Playp. 259
Clinical Approaches to Achieving Positive Environments with Suicidal Aboriginal Adolescents: Play and Culturally Sensitive Considerationsp. 277
Role-Play on Parade: Child, Costume, and Ceremonial Exchange at Halloweenp. 289
Epiloguep. 307
Indexp. 315
About the Contributorsp. 319
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