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Title Studying babies and toddlers : relationships in cultural contexts / Liang Li, Gloria Quiñones, Avis Ridgway, editors
Published Singapore : Springer, 2017
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Series International perspectives on early childhood education and development ; volume 20
International perspectives on early childhood education and development ; v. 20
Contents List of Contributors; About the Authors; About the Editors; Chapter 1: A Wholeness Approach to€Babies' and€Toddlers' Learning and€Development; 1.1 Introduction: Wholeness Approach for€Creating Coherence; 1.2 Valuing Relationships; 1.3 Dynamic Dialectics; 1.4 Complex Cultural Worlds; 1.5 A Wholeness Approach to€Study Young Children's Cultural Worlds and€Transitions; 1.5.1 Societal Perspective; Institutional Perspective; Individual Perspective; 1.6 The Babies' Relations to€the€World; 1.7 Researching the€Babies' World; 1.8 Conclusion; References
3.3 A Dialogue Commentary: Visual Narrative Methodology to€Explain Babies' Emotional Experience3.4 Analysis of€Case Examples; 3.4.1 Case Example 1: Luci's Moon Up€High; 3.4.2 Luci's Social Dynamic Music Environment Setting; 3.4.3 Affective Moments and€Relations in€'Moon Up€High'; 3.4.4 The Music Reciprocity; 3.4.5 Case Example 2: Elvin's 'If You€Are Happy & ; 3.4.6 The Social Environment and€Situation of€Elvin's Awareness of€the€Song; 3.4.7 Affective Movements to€the€Favourite Song; 3.4.8 The Art of€Reciprocity; 3.4.9 Case Example 3: Silvana's Drum Dance
3.4.10 Silvana's Music and€Dance in€Daily Life Moments3.4.11 Affective Engagement with€the€Drum Dance; 3.4.12 The Reciprocity of€Dance; 3.5 Discussion; 3.5.1 Babies' Creative Acts Are Culturally Constructed; 3.5.2 Babies' Perezhivanie in€the€Creative Acts; 3.5.3 Taking Babies' Perspective to€Provide Reciprocal Emotional Support During€the€Transitory Moments of€Creative Acts; 3.6 Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: Spatial Perspective on€Everyday Transitions Within a€Toddler Group Care Setting; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Henri Lefebvre's Spatial Approach
4.3 Ethnographic Fieldwork for€the€Empirical Case4.4 Circle Time; 4.5 Lunch Time; 4.6 Discussion: Constructed and€Lived-Through Transitions; References; Chapter 5: New Mothers Transitioning to€Employment: Impact on€Infant Feeding Practices; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Background; 5.2.1 Infant/Mother Dyad; Infant Feeding Practices; 5.2.2 Mother's Transition to€Work; 5.2.3 Infant's Transition to€Childcare; 5.3 The Study; 5.3.1 Theoretical Framework; 5.3.2 The Individual as€the€Focus of€Analysis; 5.3.3 The Interpersonal Focus of€Analysis; 5.3.4 The Cultural-Institutional Focus of€Analysis
Chapter 2: Toddler's Relationships: A€Matter of€Sharing Worlds2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The Life-World; 2.3 Shared Life-Worlds: Worthy to€Be€Defended; 2.3.1 Creating Shared Life-Worlds; 2.3.2 Shared Life-Worlds: Defence and€Threats; 2.4 Shared Life-Worlds: Sympathy; 2.5 Shared Life-Worlds: Difference and€Similarity; 2.6 Shared Life-Worlds: Part of€Young Children's Very Existence; References; Chapter 3: The Babies' Perspective: Emotional Experience of€Their Creative Acts; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Perezhivanie: The€Babies' Emotional Experience
Summary The editors of this book have brought together contributors from many parts of the world. As such, the book offers a truly diverse, international flavour reflecting a broad range of research on babies and toddlers. Examining examples from both Eastern and Western cultures, the book's overarching focus is on relationships, yielding a coherence beneficial to early childhood researchers and educators alike. Employing visual methodologies to help bring the chapters to life, the varied research studies presented concern babies' and toddlers' relationships and cultural contexts. Taken together, they offer a unique opportunity to conceptualise the use of a wholeness approach for studying babies and toddlers -- our youngest citizens
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource, title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 24, 2017)
Subject Infants -- Family relationships -- Cross-cultural studies.
Toddlers -- Family relationships -- Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Li, Liang, editor
Quiñones, Gloria, editor
Ridgway, Avis, editor
ISBN 9789811031977 (electronic bk.)
9811031975 (electronic bk.)