As an interdisciplinary field, playwork practice draws on a diverse range of disciplines for its theoretical and technical foundations. International Journal of Playwork Practice provides an international forum for the publication of peer-reviewed research relevant to the practice of playwork, as well as practitioner contributions from around the world.
Journal of Playwork Practice has been published by Policy Press since since 2014, and will return with its new publisher as the International Journal of Playwork Practice in 2019. Follow JPPon Twitter for more information, or join our mailing list here. Download our Call for Papers and for further details on submission or subscriptions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
"This journal provides a good platform for enriching the knowledge of playwork practitioners and is therefore an essential playwork resource." Aby Chau, Playright Children's Play Association, Hong Kong "A rigorous and serious accessible journal that will inform and provide research tools towards further development of practice and understanding within the playwork field." Jess Milne, winner of Lifetime in Play award "An excellent, high quality resource that will support and inform the work that we do and contribute to informing the playwork practice of the practitioners that we work with." Rachel Maflin, Play Development Office, Gavo, Wales " I welcome Journal of Playwork Practice as a playwork-led forum and anticipate the emergence of a lively, authoritative and distinctive addition to scholarly writing on childhood." Tim Gill, author of No Fear
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What is anti-discriminatory practice? What should we be doing - and not doing - about it? And why good intentions can sometimes turn out to be more trouble than they are worth…
The Buskers Guide to Anti-Discriminatory Practice sets out to dispel some of the myths that have grown up around this important but often misunderstood topic. It looks at the skills and abilities necessary for anti-discriminatory practice, identifies ways to avoid some of the pitfalls, and also suggests ways of avoiding and reacting to discrimination in settings.
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