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Title The anti-bias approach in early childhood / edited by Elizabeth Dau
Edition Second edition
Published Frenchs Forest, N.S.W. : Pearson Education Australia, 2001

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  372.0114 Cre/Aba 2001  AVAILABLE
 MELB  372.0114 Cre/Aba 2001  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 234 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Children and bias / Anne Glover -- Creating an anti-bias environment / Rosemary Green -- Cultural diversity / Mary Vajda -- The gender factor / Glenda MacNaughton -- Mother Goose meets Mardi Gras : lesbian and gay issues in early childhood / Y. Andrew ... [et al.] -- Responding to special needs / Annie Palmer -- Diverse languages and dialects / Leonie Arthur -- Exploring families : the diversity and the issues / Elizabeth Dau -- Cross-cultural challenges in early childhood education / Emione (Emmy) Kiriakou -- Masculinities and men in early chldhood : reconceptualising our theory and our practice / Glenda MacNaughton and Brian Newman -- Festivals, holidays and community celebrations : do they still have a place in early childhood programs? / Sally Barnes -- Empowering adults : a personal experience / Veronica Johns -- Parents and family focus : an essential ingredient / Anne Stonehouse -- Developing critical thinking and activism / Kerryn Jones and Ruth Mules -- Developing an anti-bias approach in program planning / Anne Paul
Summary This innovative Australian text addesses aspects of diversity such as gender, race and language. The second edition is fully updated to include recent developments in the early childhood curriculum. Changing trends in the approach to diversity are incorporated and anti-bias is addressed from classroom and teacher perspectives
Notes "Longman."
Previous ed.: HarperEducational, 1995
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Child care -- Social aspects -- Australia.
Day care centers -- Australia.
Discrimination in education -- Australia.
Early childhood education -- Australia.
Education, Preschool.
Ethnic attitudes -- Australia.
Families -- Australia.
Immigrants -- Australia -- Social life and customs.
Multicultural education -- Australia.
Prejudices in children -- Australia -- Prevention.
Prejudices -- Study and teaching (Early childhood) -- Australia.
Social values -- Study and teaching (Early childhood) -- Australia.
Author Dau, Elizabeth, 1942-2015
LC no. 00002168
ISBN 0733909558