Contemporary Issues in the Early Years, Hardback Book

Contemporary Issues in the Early Years Hardback

Edited by Gillian Pugh, Bernadette Duffy


If you are a student or practitioner in the early years sector, you need to develop a rounded understanding of key issues in this fast-moving field.

This new and updated edition provides a critical examination of the essential issues in early years policy and practice.

With contributions from highly regarded practitioners and researchers, this book accessibly balances theory and practical concerns. The Sixth Edition has been extensively revised to include:A new chapter on Child Protection and SafeguardingCoverage of the new EYFSTheory and research evidenceA Companion Website, highlighting further reading and current policies and frameworksYou can visit the Companion Website at to view a video from the authors, and also access study materials including:Points for discussionReflective tasksFurther readingWeb links


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Pre-school & kindergarten
  • ISBN: 9781446266403



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