Against Race- and Class-Based Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education

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This book examines differing classroom pedagogies in two early childhood programs serving vulnerable populations in Chicago, one program Reggio Emilia-inspired, while the other uses a more didactic pedagogy. The structure of classroom pedagogies is defined using Basil Bernstein's theories of visible and invisible pedagogy.
Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages252
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-137-48202-0
ISBN (Print)978-1-349-55317-4
StatePublished - 2015

Publication series

NamePalgrave Studies in Urban Education


  • Early childhood education
  • kindergarten
  • education
  • Classroom Management
  • childhood education
  • minority students/children
  • prekindergarten
  • urban education
  • Chicago
  • child-centred teaching
  • progressive pedagogy
  • Basil Bernstein
  • Head Start
  • Reggio Emilia


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