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ERIC Number: EJ404664
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Deconstructing Development.
Polakow, Valerie
Journal of Education, v171 n2 p75-87 1989
Deconstructs the prevailing paradigm of childhood development. Argues that childhood is a social construction and traces changing images of childhood throughout history. Criticizes well-intentioned but devitalizing day care and kindergarten practices. Argues for a child-centered perception of childhood. (FMW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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Note: Theme issue with title, "Language, Culture and Schooling."