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Diversity and Social Justice in Early Childhood Education

Nordic Perspectives

Editor(s): Kirsten Lauritsen, Garry Robson
Contributors: Hanna Ragnarsdottir, Frida Bjarney Jonsdottir, Charlotte Palluvan, Arniika Kuusisto, Anne Kultti, Ylva Odenbring,

Book Description

This collection is aimed at practitioners and scholars interested in democracy, social justice and diversity. The importance of the book lies in the way it discusses possible ways for early childhood education to work with diversity and language in order to allow inclusion and social justice for all children. Building on case studies from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, the text offers broad insights into the field of diversity through historical and organisational perspectives, as well as viewpoints of children, practitioners and parents.


ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-7966-8
ISBN-10: 1-4438-7966-5
Date of Publication: 01/06/2017
Pages / Size: 197 / A5
Price: £58.99


Anette Hellman holds a PhD in Education and works as a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Communication and Learning at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Her research interests include issues related to critical childhood studies, such as norm and normality constructions in children’s everyday lives and masculinity and care in early childhood education.

Kirsten Lauritsen is a social anthropologist and Associate Professor at Nord University, Norway. She has been a researcher since 1995, and her main areas of interest include immigration and refugee studies, reception centers for asylum seekers and cultural diversity in kindergartens.