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April 28th 2014
Playing, obesity, well-meaning adults, a bit of history and a dose of reality
The approach that often well-meaning campaigns, such as the latest Irish ‘Let’s take on childhood obesity’ campaign, adopt in relation to children playing, often leaves me cold. This current Irish campaign takes on the slogan ‘Bring Back Play’ and helpfully lists...
May 8th 2012
Old School is the best School
I am quite varied in my research interests as far as children and young people, their play and their wider social lives are concerned. But one interest I have in particular is in exploring the differences between design intentions and actual use. I also like exploring changes in the de...
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