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Children's Play and Learning in Brazil

Editors: Bichara, Ilka Dias, Magalhães, Celina (Eds.)

  • Presents for the first time an overview of the Brazilian research on children’s play to the English speaking scientific community
  • Analyzes the cultural diversity expressed by children’s play in a range of different social contexts, such as indigenous, riverside, urban and rural communities across Brazil 
  • Useful for researchers and professionals from different areas such as psychology, education and anthropology interested in intercultural studies
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About this book

This book presents for the first time in English language an overview of the research done in Brazil in the field of studies of children’s play. The volume brings together contributions from researchers of the Working Group Toy, Education and Health, of the Brazilian National Association of Research and Graduate Studies in Psychology (ANPEPP), including empirical studies and literature reviews about indigenous children, riverside communities, urban children in situation of social vulnerability, projects of early childhood education and the ludic possibilities of digital technologies. It aims to show the cultural diversity of Brazil expressed in its children’s play, providing valuable resources for international researchers of play interested in intercultural studies. 

About the authors

Ilka Dias Bichara is an associate professor at the graduate program in Psychology of the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil. She holds a PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of São Paulo, Brazil, and has experience in Etiology and Psychology of Development, focusing on Attentional and Cognitive Processes and developing researches on the following subjects: children's play, contexts of development, make believe play and peer culture. She is one of the coordinators of the working group “Play, Learning and Health” of the Brazilian National Association for Research and Graduate Studies in Psychology (ANPEPP).
Celina Maria Colino Magalhães is a full professor at the graduate program in Theory and Research of Behavior of the Federal University of Pará, Brazil. She holds a PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of São Paulo, Brazil, and has experience in Developmental Psychology, developing researches on the following subjects: child development, toy libraries, interactions and shelters. She is one of the coordinators of the working group “Play, Learning and Health” of the Brazilian National Association for Research and Graduate Studies in Psychology (ANPEPP).

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Indigenous Children’s Play in the Brazilian Amazonia

    Pages 1-16

    Gosso, Yumi (et al.)

  • On the River, into the Woods, in the Fields: The Playing of the Northeastern Brazilian Indians

    Pages 17-27

    Bichara, Ilka Dias

  • The Riparian Children’s Play on the Tapará River, Santarém, Pará

    Pages 29-41

    Priante, Priscila Tavares (et al.)

  • Playing Through Generations

    Pages 43-52

    Oliveira, Vera Maria Barros

  • Children in Shelter Care at the Amazon Region: Play, Spaces, and Interactions

    Pages 53-64

    Magalhaes, Celina Maria Colino (et al.)

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eBook $89.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-93599-7
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Hardcover $119.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-06690-1
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Children's Play and Learning in Brazil
Editors
  • Ilka Dias Bichara
  • Celina Magalhães
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-93599-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-93599-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-93598-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-06690-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 139
Number of Illustrations
6 illustrations in colour
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