Children, Families and Communities : Creating and Sustaining Integrated Services

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Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2007-12-01
Publisher(s): Open University Press
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This book draws on the work of Sheffield Children's Centre, a well-known community cooperative which is recognized worldwide for its cutting edge approach and models of good practice that have emerged from community participation.

Author Biography

Pat Broadhead is Professor of Playful Learning at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK.

. .Chrissie Meleady is Chief Executive of Early Years Equality, founding member, previous Head of Centre and ex Chair of the Management Committee of Sheffield Children's Centre, UK.

..Marco A. Delgado is working in Mexico for a Non Government Organisation called ACUDE - translated as 'Towards a Democratic Society'..

Table of Contents

Series editors' prefacep. vii
Forewordp. ix
A note on the authorsp. xiii
Acknowledgementsp. xvi
Introductionp. 1
The evolution of Sheffield Children's Centre: developing a project identityp. 6
Valuing children means valuing familiesp. 23
A community co-operative: growing and sustaining the services, and the tensions in being a cutting-edge providerp. 42
Diversity as a cornerstone of centre developmentp. 60
International networks and global justice: a reciprocal highway for ongoing evolutionp. 77
From cradle to grave for children, families and communities: understanding the holistic dynamicp. 93
Referencesp. 111
Indexp. 115
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