The Playdate: Parents, Children, and the New Expectations of Play

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A playdate is an organized meeting where parents come together with their children at a public or private location to interact socially or "play." Children no longer simply "go out and play," rather, play is arranged, scheduled, and parentally-approved and supervised. How do these playdates happen? Who gets asked and who doesn't? What is acceptable play behavior? In The Playdate, Tamara R. Mose focuses on the parents of young children in New York City to explore how the shift from spontaneous and child-directed play to ...

The Playdate: Parents, Children, and the New Expectations of Play 2016, New York University Press

ISBN-13: 9781479866298

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The Playdate: Parents, Children, and the New Expectations of Play 2016, New York University Press

ISBN-13: 9780814760512

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