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Pretend Play

Anthony D. Pellegrini

in The Role of Play in Human Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195367324
eISBN:
9780199894185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367324.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on pretend play. First, it proffers a definition of pretend play, specifying how four components of pretending (decontextualized behavior, self—other relations, sequential ... More


The Role of Play in Education

Anthony D. Pellegrini

in The Role of Play in Human Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195367324
eISBN:
9780199894185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367324.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter begins by examining the role of pretend play on one aspect of academic achievement, early literacy. It then considers the ways that children's experiences on the playground during their ... More


Burnett, Barrie, and the Emergence of Children’s Theatre

Marah Gubar

in Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336252
eISBN:
9780199868490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336252.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter traces how Frances Hodgson Burnett and J. M. Barrie both participated in and resisted the creation of the emerging subgenre of children’s theatre. On the one hand, Little Lord Fauntleroy ... More


Children’s Use of Objects in Exploration, in Play, and as Tools

Anthony D. Pellegrini

in The Role of Play in Human Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195367324
eISBN:
9780199894185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367324.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes the different forms of object use (i.e. exploration, construction, play, and tool use) in childhood, and then establishes time budgets, where data exist, for each of these ... More


Locomotor Play

Anthony D. Pellegrini

in The Role of Play in Human Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195367324
eISBN:
9780199894185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367324.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines locomotor play. Specifically, it discusses the definition of locomotor play in human and non-human juveniles, as well as ontogenetic and sex trends. It also examines locomotor ... More


Musical Play

Kathryn Marsh and Susan Young

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530329
eISBN:
9780191689765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530329.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

One of the aims of this chapter is to show how the complexity and sophistication of children's play goes well beyond many adult preconceptions. ... More


Representing Social Actors with Toys

Theo Van Leeuwen

in Discourse and Practice: New Tools for Critical Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323306
eISBN:
9780199869251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323306.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter adapts the framework for representing social actors (chapter 2) to the domain of children's toys. Focusing specifically on the Playmobil range of toys, the chapter investigates how ... More


Conclusion: What’s It All Mean?

Anthony D. Pellegrini

in The Role of Play in Human Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195367324
eISBN:
9780199894185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367324.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It attempts to bring order to what is in many ways the rather disordered field of study on the role of play in human development. Based ... More


The Value of a Play-Filled Childhood in Development of the Hunter-Gatherer Individual

Peter Gray

in Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755059
eISBN:
9780199979479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755059.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Children in band hunter-gatherer cultures, wherever they have been studied, were free to play on their own, essentially from dawn to dusk, every day. This chapter describes the cultural context for ... More


Practice-based Research in Children's Play

Wendy Russell, Stuart Lester, and Hilary Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447330035
eISBN:
9781447330080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330035.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This book presents a collection of research projects carried out by experienced practitioners in the play sector in the UK and US who were also students, graduates and staff on the University of ... More


The narratiaves of ‘I’

Don Randall

in David Malouf

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068324
eISBN:
9781781701140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068324.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies the first three long prose fictions of Malouf's career that are narrated in the first person. The first is Johnno, which is the only one of the three prose fictions that is ... More


Perspectives on play research: the practice-theory-research entanglement

Wendy Russell, Stuart Lester, and Hilary Smith

in Practice-based Research in Children's Play

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447330035
eISBN:
9781447330080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330035.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This introductory chapter explores the entanglements of theory research and practice. Research questions and methods delimit what can be known, highlighting how knowledge production is a political ... More


‘Not Suitable for Home Viewing’

Julian Petley

in Film and Video Censorship in Contemporary Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625383
eISBN:
9780748670871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625383.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter demonstrates James Ferman at his most skilful, working closely with politicians in order to avoid the fall-out from the James Bulger case stampeding Parliament into passing an utterly ... More


Introduction

Tamara R. Mose

in Playdate: "Parents, Children and the New Expectations of Play"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760512
eISBN:
9780814724668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760512.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book examines the phenomenon of the playdate in New York City. Drawing on interviews with a diverse group of parents and teachers as well as ethnographic observations of Caribbean childcare ... More


Playdate: "Parents, Children and the New Expectations of Play"

Tamara R. Mose

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760512
eISBN:
9780814724668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760512.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

A playdate is an organized meeting where parents come together with their children at a public or private location to interact socially or “play.” Children no longer simply “go out and play,” rather, ... More


Adventure playgrounds and me: bringing the past into the auto-ethnographic present

Tom Williams

in Practice-based Research in Children's Play

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447330035
eISBN:
9781447330080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330035.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This is a personal study aimed at exploring why adventure playgrounds (APGs) have had such a fascination for the author for over 40 years. It weaves a critical and narrative ethnography with an ... More


‘And all my children?’

Charlotte Scott

in The Child in Shakespeare

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198828556
eISBN:
9780191867088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828556.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Beginning with an exploration of the role of the child in the cultural imagination, Chapter 1 establishes the formative and revealing ways in which societies identify themselves in relation to how ... More


Introduction

Jeanne Pitre Soileau

in Yo' Mama, Mary Mack, and Boudreaux and Thibodeaux: Louisiana Children's Folklore and Play

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496810403
eISBN:
9781496810441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810403.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter covers the timeline from 1960 when New Orleans integrated its public schools, to 2011, the age of computers and the Internet. Integration had an immediate impact on children and their ... More


From Play to Playdate: Moral Panic and Play Redefined

Tamara R. Mose

in Playdate: "Parents, Children and the New Expectations of Play"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760512
eISBN:
9780814724668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760512.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the moral panic surrounding child safety and how parents view their role as facilitators of their child's play practices. It considers the reasons why parents arrange playdates ... More


Conclusion: As Simple as Child’s Play

Tamara R. Mose

in Playdate: "Parents, Children and the New Expectations of Play"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760512
eISBN:
9780814724668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760512.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's main points about playdates and their implications. Drawing on interviews with parents, childcare providers, and educators, it has described the ways ... More


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