Publications by RECE Colleagues

Early Childhood Education in Aotearoa New Zealand: History, Pedagogy, and Liberation

Palgrave Pivot (2013)

Jenny Ritchie and Mere Skerrett

Since 1996 Aotearoa New Zealand has had a national early childhood curriculum, Te Whāriki, which validates the language and culture of the Indigenous Māori. This book provides two lenses into the history of early childhood care and education in Aotearoa, with a particular focus on Māori children and their families.

Childrens Rights and Education: International Perspectives (Rethinking Childhood)

Peter Lang (2013)

Edited by Beth Blue Swadener, Laura Lundy,
Janette Habashi, Natasha Blanchet-Cohen

This book compares ways in which children's rights in, to, and through education, formal and informal, are viewed and implemented in a variety of social and political contexts, aiming to shed light on how policies and practices can improve equal access to high quality education in an environment which is respectful of children's rights.

Children Crossing Borders

Russell Sage (2013)

Joseph Tobin, Angela Arzubiaga
and Jennifer Keys Adair

Drawing from an innovative study of preschools across the nation, Children Crossing Borders provides the first systematic comparison of the beliefs and perspectives of immigrant parents and the preschool teachers to whom they entrust their children.

Young Children Becoming Curriculum:
Deleuze, Te Whāriki and curricular understandings

Routledge (June 2013)

Marg Sellers

This book contests a tradition and convention in educational thinking that dichotomises children and curriculum, by developing the notion of re(con)ceiving children in curriculum.