Critical Cultural Studies of Childhood

Global Perspectives on Human Capital in Early Childhood Education

Reconceptualizing Theory, Policy, and Practice

Editors: Lightfoot-Rueda, Theodora, Peach, Ruth Lynn, Leask, Nigel (Eds.)

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Human capital theory, developing children as future workers, shapes thinking about early childhood education policy around the globe. International contributors problematize this thinking and offer alternatives.

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Vina Adriany, Indonesia University of Education, Indonesia Alejandro Azocar, University of West Alabama-Livingston, USA Sabiha Bilgi, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Turkey Marianne Bloch, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA Emma Buchanan, University of Melbourne, Australia Cary Buzzelli, Indiana University, USA Hong-Ju Jun, Paichai University, Korea Janice Kroeger, Kent State University, USA I-Fang Lee, University of Newcastle, Australia. Theodora Lightfoot Rueda, Interdisciplinary Institute for Research in the Social Sciences and Education, USA Zsuzsa Millei, University of Tampere, Finland Ruth Peach, National Louis University, USA Kurniawan Saefullah, Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia Chao-Ling Tseng, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA Joseph Zanoni, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Introduction and Historical Perspective

    Pages 3-25

    Lightfoot-Rueda, Theodora (et al.)

  • Theorizing Dialogue among Various Voices in Critical Theory

    Pages 27-43

    Zanoni, Joseph

  • Governing the Brain: New Narratives of Human Capital in Australian Early Childhood Education

    Pages 47-69

    Millei, Zsuzsa

  • The Instrumentality of Spanish in Early Spanish Education: Unraveling the “Linguistic Masquerade” via Storytelling

    Pages 71-86

    Azocar, Alejandro

  • Human Capital Theory and the Promotion of the Entrepreneurial Attitude toward Early Education in Turkey

    Pages 87-104

    Bilgi, Sabiha

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Global Perspectives on Human Capital in Early Childhood Education
Book Subtitle
Reconceptualizing Theory, Policy, and Practice
Editors
  • Theodora Lightfoot-Rueda
  • Ruth Lynn Peach
  • Nigel Leask
Series Title
Critical Cultural Studies of Childhood
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-49086-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137490865
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-49085-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 240
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