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Title International handbook of early childhood education / edited by Gary A. Woodill, Judith Bernhard, Lawrence Prochner.
Imprint New York : Garland Pub., 1992.

Series Garland reference library of social science ; v. 598.
Garland reference library of social science ; v. 598.
Subject Early childhood education -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Alt Name Woodill, Gary.
Bernhard, Judith.
Prochner, Laurence Wayne, 1956-
Description x, 562 pages ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 082404939X (alk. paper)
OCLC # 26257261
Table of Contents
 Introductory Essays 
 International Early Childhood Care and Education: Historical Perspectives / Gary A. Woodill3
 Themes in Late 20th-Century Child Care and Early Education: A Cross-National Analysis / Lawrence Prochner11
 The Development of Preschool and Primary Education in the People's Socialist Republic of Albania / Bedri Dedja21
 Early Childhood Education in Antigua and Barbuda / Patricia Canning, Edris Bird31
 Preschool Education in Argentina / Carlos Hector Hurtado39
 Australian Early Childhood Education / S. Vianne McLean, Barbara Piscitelli, Gail Halliwell, Gerald F. Ashby49
 Early Childhood Education in Austria / Wilhelm Wolf75
 Early Childhood Education in Bahrain / May Al-Arrayed Shirawi85
 Preschool Education in Belgium / Marc Depaepe, Ferre Laevers93
 Elementary School Education for Young Children in Belgium / George Meuris105
 Early Childhood Education in Botswana / Ruth Monau111
 Primary Education in Botswana / John H. Yoder119
 Preschool Education in Brazil: Historical and Critical Perspectives / Lucia Regina Goulart Vilarinho129
 Primary and Preschool Education in Bulgaria / Plamen Radev135
 Early Childhood Education in Canada / Andrew Biemiller, Ellen M. Regan, Donna Lero147
 Preschool Education in Chile / Selma Simonstein Fuentes, Maria Cristina Varas Aceituno155
 Primary, or Basic, Education in Chile / Mario Zambrano Bobadilla159
 Special Education in Chile / Hernan Ahumada Aldoney, Shelma Soto Sanchez165
 Early Childhood Education in the People's Republic of China / Zihixin Laing, Lijuan Pang169
 Preschool Education in Costa Rica / Irma Zuniga Leon175
 Preprimary and Primary Education in Cyprus / Antonis Papadopoulos181
 Early Childhood Education in Finland / Mikko Ojala, Martti T. Kuikka193
 Early Childhood Education in France / Marie-Therese Le Normand205
 Preschool Education in Germany / Arnulf Hopf217
 Primary Education in Germany / Hans A. Horn223
 Preschool and Primary Education in Ghana / George O. Collison227
 Early Childhood Education in Great Britain / Audrey Curtis231
 Preschool Education and Care in Hong Kong / Silvia Opper251
 Preschool Institutional Education in Hungary / Eva Knoll Pereszlenyi259
 Primary Education in Hungary / Agnes Szilagyi265
 Kindergarten and Primary Teacher Training in Hungary / Suzanne Hunyady269
 Early Childhood Education in India / Venita Kaul275
 Preacademic and Academic Education in Iran / Mohamad Yamani Douzi Sorkhabi293
 Kindergarten and Primary School Education in Iran / Zahra Sabbaghian299
 The Preschool Educational Network in Israel / Rina Micholwitz307
 The Italian Preschool and Compulsory School System / Caterina Cicogna311
 Early Education in Japan: From Ancient Times to the Present / Isaaki Noguchi, Sumie Ogawa, Tomoyoshi Yoshikawa, Santaro Hashimoto317
 Preschool and Primary Education in Kenya / George Godia327
 Early Childhood Education in Liberia / J. Nyanquoi Gormuyor337
 Preschool Education in Malaysia / Rohaty Mohd Majzub343
 Early Education in the Maltese Islands / Joseph A. Xerri351
 Family Policy and Preschool Programs in the Netherlands / Elisabeth Singer361
 The Development of Primary Education in the Netherlands / Ernst Mulder373
 Early Childhood Education in New Zealand: The Winds of Change / Anne B. Smith383
 Preschool and Primary Education in Nigeria / Joseph A. Aghenta, J. Nesin Omatseye399
 Early Childhood Education in the Sultanate of Oman / Thuwayba Al-Barwani407
 Preschool Education in Russia / Larisa A. Paramonova, Valentina D. Sych, Larisa R. Anosova, Liubovj N. Pavlova, Valentina M. Ivanova417
 Preschool and Primary Education in South Africa / Christoffel Jansen, Elsie Calitz, Lydia Du Toit, Hester Grobler, Annemarie Kotze, Maria Lancaster, Joan Orr, Aletta Smith, Elizabeth Swanepoel425
 Preschool Education in Spain: Historical and Present Perspectives / Antonio Molero Pintado, Maria del Mar del Pozo Andres441
 Early Childhood Education in the Sudan / Gasim Badri453
 Early Childhood Education in Swaziland / Marissa Rollnick461
 Early Childhood Education in Taiwan / Hui-Ling Wendy Pan471
 Early Childhood Education and Care in Turkey / Tanju Gurkan481
 Primary Education in the United Arab Emirates / Mahmoud Ahmed Ajjawi491
 Contested Terrain: Early Childhood Education in the United States / Steven A. Gelb, Kathryn D. Bishop503
 Early Childhood Education in the Yemen Republic / Azza Ghanem, Amat Al-Razzak, A. Hummed Al-Hawri, Waheeba Al-Fakih, Mohammed A. Al-Soofi529
 References: Comparative Early Childhood Education - An English Bibliography537
 Biographies of Contributors545