Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2015

240 Pages

8.5 x 5.5 inches

ISBN: 9780719090653

Bookseller Code (06)

Pre-school childcare in England, 1939-2010

Theory, practice and experience

Angela Davis

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first study exploring the relationship between child development theories, childcare practices and the experiences of childcare workers and users
  • Examines different forms of childcare from the perspectives of workers, parents and children
  • Based on a new body of oral history interviews specifically undertaken for the research
  • Demonstrates the connections between current perspectives and past attitudes in debates about childcare