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The international debate about childhood education and care: Choice of frame matters

Early childhood education and care issues have increasingly become the focus of attention for a number of international organizations.  In the current issue of Governance (24.2, April 2011), Linda White of the University of Toronto examines the different frames which these organizations use to understand these policies: sometimes in terms of rights; sometimes as parental employment policies; and sometimes as exercises in “social pedagogy.”  White finds that the choice of frame has important implications for attention to questions of gender justice and child well-being.  Read the article: The Internationalization of Early Childhood Education and Care Issues.

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June 17, 2011 at 6:42 pm

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