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Emergence of child leadership through play in early childhood

Morda, Romana and Waniganayake, Manjula (2010) Emergence of child leadership through play in early childhood. In: Play in early childhood education : learning in diverse contexts. Ebbeck, Marjory A and Waniganayake, Manjula, eds. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic., pp. 103-118.

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Abstract

Based on recent research that explores the connection between being gifted and having leadership skills, this chapter explores the contexts that bring out leadership potential in young children. The importance of studying child leadership in early childhood settings is examined, as are the theoretical appraches that have been used to study child leadership.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9780195569049
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID21378, children, leaders, management, traits, dominance, cognition, cognitive intelligence, social intelligence, behavioural approaches, theories
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
FOR Classification > 1701 Psychology
SEO Classification > 970117 Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 09 May 2013 06:26
Last Modified: 09 May 2013 06:26
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/8332
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