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ERIC Number: EJ618578
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1040-9289
The Social Construction of Parent Involvement in Head Start.
Lubeck, Sally; deVries, Mary
Early Education and Development, v11 n5 p633-58 Oct 2000
Describes how parent involvement and parents themselves were socially constructed within Head Start programs located in different communities. Suggests how these social practices made particular forms of involvement possible and even necessary. Argues that discourses constitute rather than merely represent. Suggests how alternative ways of structuring knowledge and social practice might become communal tools for explored unrealized possibilities. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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