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Standardized Childhood: The Political and Cultural Struggle over Early Education

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A sociologist and educator looks at the current debate over the standardization of preschool education for America's children, examining arguments on both sides of the conflict and raising important questions about American families, cultural diversity, and the appropriate role of the state in the lives of young children.

About the Author

Bruce Fuller is Professor of Education and Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley.

Table of Contents

Preface : who defines childhood? — Why universal preschool now? — The historical contest over early education — Welcome to the rainbow room — Oklahoma : the brave new world — California : preschool with pluralism — Which children benefit from preschool? — Early learning in Latino communities — Moving forward : stronger families, richer childhoods.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804763288
Subtitle:
The Political and Cultural Struggle over Early Education
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Author:
Pai, Seeta
Author:
Bridges, Margaret
Author:
Fuller, Bruce
Subject:
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Publication Date:
20070329
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
355

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