2-4 | Play for a Change: Play, Policy and Practice: A Review of Contemporary Perspectives
Play for a Change: Play, Policy and Practice: A Review of Contemporary Perspectives
Stuart Lester and Wendy Russell
London, United Kingdom: National Children's Bureau, 2008. References, photographs, tables, 270 pp. $49.95 cloth. ISBN: 9781905818396
This book is written by two lecturers in playwork from the United Kingdom who have both academic and practitioner experience. These authors have reviewed "the research and literature on children's play, with a focus on evidence-based research that can inform policy" (p. 11). The book has a number of positive features.