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Becoming Individuals Together: Socialisation in the Japanese Preschool
Early childhood educators and parents in New Zealand commonly express the hope that young children become independent, creative individuals. In contrast, Japanese preschools work towards a harmoniousExpand
Bodies as Sites of Cultural Reflection in Early Childhood Education
LIST OF FIGURES FOREWORD ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS NOTE ON AUTHORS GLOSSARY OF KEY TERMS SERIES EDITOR INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1: Introduction Introduction Personal Connections Theoretical Underpinnings MarcelExpand
Culturally contested corporeality: Regulation of the body in New Zealand and Japanese early childhood education
Children’s bodies occupy a culturally contested space in the early childhood arena. In New Zealand, children’s bodies have increasingly become the focus of regulation. The early childhood centre hasExpand
Navigating the gig: rideshare drivers and mobile technologies in context
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This experience report presents context of use research investigating the occupational and technological (e.g. navigational) use habits of UBER/LYFT rideshare drivers in the Washington, D.C. metro (~20-mile radius) driving area. Expand
Plato: UX Prototyping for Platonic Friendship
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In this poster session, we present the concept modeling, user testing, research methods, analysis, and low-fidelity prototyping of PLATO, a social discovery app (friendship app) designed to bridge the gap between high efficiency, low-trust dating apps (e.g. Tinder, etc.) and low efficiency, high-trust friendship apps. Expand
“That’s Not Fair!”: Concepts of Fairness in New Zealand and Japanese Early Childhood Education
Using an innovative video-based method, this paper uses the lens of “fairness” to interrogate how interactions in early childhood education are cultural acts. Data is taken from ethnographic researchExpand
The Japanese Family: Touch, Intimacy and Feeling
competing legal orders. Illustrative of this were the civil court judges who resisted the expansion of the sharia court’s jurisdiction to deal with Muslim property matters. They did this by adoptingExpand
Taming the Wild: Approaches to Nature in Japanese Early Childhood Education
The Japanese early childhood curriculum provides ample opportunities for children to interact with nature and to learn about natural phenomena. However, using Kalland (1995) and Martinez’s (2008)Expand