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The threat of consumer society: ideas among pedagogues about yuong children's economic learning

Author(s) Elisabet Näsman, Christina von Gerber  
Publisher CiCe Publications  
Year 2002  
Editor Future Citizens in Europe Ed. Alistair Ross  
Language English  
Age group -  
Which are the ideas and practices of preschool staff concerning young children's economic understanding and learning? This paper is based on interviews with preschool employees related to interviews with children in nine Swedish preschools. The main questions to the staff concerned: The role of the preschool in children's economic learning. Children's economic understanding. The impact of the variation in financial resources among families. Economic issues in daily work with children.

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