The Handbook of the Study of Play

The Handbook of the Study of Play The Handbook of the Study of Play brings together in two volumes thinkers whose diverse interests at the leading edge of scholarship and practice define the current field Because play is an activity t

  • Title: The Handbook of the Study of Play
  • Author: James E. Johnson Scott G. Eberle Thomas S. Henricks David Kuschner
  • ISBN: 9781475807943
  • Page: 175
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Handbook of the Study of Play brings together in two volumes thinkers whose diverse interests at the leading edge of scholarship and practice define the current field Because play is an activity that humans have shared across time, place, and culture and in their personal developmental timelines and because this behavior stretches deep into the evolutionary past noThe Handbook of the Study of Play brings together in two volumes thinkers whose diverse interests at the leading edge of scholarship and practice define the current field Because play is an activity that humans have shared across time, place, and culture and in their personal developmental timelines and because this behavior stretches deep into the evolutionary past no single discipline can lay claim to exclusive rights to study the subject Thus this handbook features the thinking of evolutionary psychologists ethologists and biologists neuroscientists developmental psychologists psychotherapists and play therapists historians sociologists and anthropologists cultural psychologists philosophers theorists of music, performance, and dance specialists in learning and language acquisition and playground designers Together, but out of their varied understandings, the incisive contributions to The Handbook take on vital questions of educational policy, of literacy, of fitness, of the role of play in brain development, of spontaneity and pleasure, of well being and happiness, of fairness, and of the fuller realization of the self These volumes also comprise an intellectual history, retrospective looks at the great thinkers who have made possible the modern study of play.

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