Book Announcement: Diversity and Social Justice in Early Childhood Education: Nordic Perspectives

Diversity and Social Justice in Early Childhood Education: Nordic Perspectives now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Hardback, pp197, £58.99 / $99.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Diversity and Social Justice in Early Childhood Education: Nordic Perspectives, edited by Anette Hellman and Kirsten Lauritsen.

This collection is aimed at practitioners and scholars interested in democracy, social justice and diversity. The importance of the book lies in the way it discusses possible ways for early childhood education to work with diversity and language in order to allow inclusion and social justice for all children. Building on case studies from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, the text offers broad insights into the field of diversity through historical and organisational perspectives, as well as viewpoints of children, practitioners and parents.

To read a full summary of the book and to read a 30-page sample extract, which includes the table of contents, please visit the following link:

Diversity and Social Justice in Early Childhood Education: Nordic Perspectives can be purchased directly from Cambridge Scholars, through Amazon and other online retailers, or through our global network of distributors. Our partners include Bertram, Gardners, Baker & Taylor, Ingram, YBP, Inspirees and MHM Limited. An e-book version will be available for purchase through the Google Play store in due course.

For further information on placing an order for this title, please contact

About the Editors

Anette Hellman holds a PhD in Education and works as a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Communication and Learning at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Her research interests include issues related to critical childhood studies, such as norm and normality constructions in children’s everyday lives and masculinity and care in early childhood education.

Kirsten Lauritsen is a social anthropologist and Associate Professor at Nord University, Norway. She has been a researcher since 1995, and her main areas of interest include immigration and refugee studies, reception centers for asylum seekers and cultural diversity in kindergartens.

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