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MacNaughton, G. Rolfe, S. & Siraj-Blatchford, I.(Eds) — Researching
Early Childhood, Allen & Unwin, Sydney: pp. (Forthcoming 2001).
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MacNaughton, G. - Good Teacher or Feminist Teacher: Rethinking the Ethics
of Teaching in Early Childhood. In J.Jipson and R.Johnson (Eds.). Representation
and Resistance in Early Childhood Research, Theory and Practice. New
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and Capitalism in Early Childhood Conferences. In L. Soto Diaz (Ed) The
Politics of Early Childhood Education. Peter Lang Publishers, New
MacNaughton, G. - Even Pink Tents Have Glass Ceilings: Crossing the Gender
Boundaries in Pretend Play. In E.Dau (Ed) Child's Play: Revisiting
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MacNaughton, G. - A Poststructuralist Analysis of Children's Learning.
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MacNaughton, G. - The Gender Factor in Anti-Bias Approaches to Observation.
In E.Dau and B.Creaser (Eds.) Anti-Bias Curriculum: An Australian Perspective,
Addsion Wesley Longman Sydney. (1995). (pp51-71)
Forthcoming Chapters (in Press)
MacNaughton, G. - Equal Opportunities: Unsettling Myths. In T.David (ed). Advances in Early Childhood Education. London: JAI Press
MacNaughton, G & Hughes, P. - Fractured or Manufactured: Gendered
Identity and Culture in the Early Years. In S.Grieshaber and G.Cannella
(Eds). Diversity in Early Childhood. New York: Teachers College
ManNaughton, G. & Newman, B. - Masculinities and Men in Early Childhood:
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(Eds) Anti-bias Curriculum: An Australian Perspective, Addison
Wesley Longman, Sydney
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Monographs and Reports (1998-2000 only)
MacNaughton, G. - Journeys to Excellence: A Mapped Process for the
Implementation of a Quality Assurance System for Australian Family Day
Care. Canberra: Commonwealth Department of Family and Community Services.
MacNaughton, G. - Review of the QIAS Principles from a Postmodern
Perspective with Recommended Changes. Report for the Commonwealth
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Department of Education, Community and Culutral Development, Tasmania:
MacNaughton, G. & Davis, K. - Structural Issues in Early Childhood
Education and Care: A Research Summary. Department of Education, Community
and Cultural Development, Tasmania: 12 pp. (1999)
MacNaughton, G. - Saris and Skirts: Gender Equity and Multiculturalism.
Canberra: Australian Early Childhood Association. 16pp. (1999)
MacNaughton, G. - Early Childhood Curriculum in Research and in Action,
MacNaughton, G. - Review of the Quality Improvement and Accreditation
System - An Analysis of Reflective Practice, Department of Child and
Family Services, Canberra: 85pp. (1998)
Articles in Refereed Journals
MacNaughton, G. & Davis, K. Beyond 'othering': Rethinking Approaches
to Teaching Young Anglo-Australian Children about Indigenous Australians. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood. In press - forthcoming
MacNaughton, G. & Hughes P. Dissensus or Community: The Politics
of Parent Involvement in Early Childhood Education. Contemporary Issues
in Early Childhood. Vol.1,no.3, 2000.
Hughes,P, &MacNaughton, G. (2000). Identity-formation and popular
culture: learning lessons from Barbie. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing
MacNaughton, G.(2000). 'Blushes and birthday parties': telling silences
in young children's constructions of 'race'. Journal for Australian
Research in Early Childhood Education, Accepted May 2000.
MacNaughton, G.(2000). Silences, sex-roles and subjectivities: 40 years
of gender in the Australian Journal of Early Childhood. Australian
Journal of Early Childhood, 40(4)
Hughes, P. & MacNaughton, G. (1999b). Who's the expert: reconceptualising
staff parent relationships in early childhood. Australian Journal of
Early Childhood. vol, 24, no.4, pp. 27-32.
MacNaughton, G. - Beyond Tokenism: a research agenda for gender equity
in multicultural contexts. Australian Research in Early childhood Education.
MacNaughton, G. - Promoting Gender Equity for Young Children in the South
and South East Asian Region. International Journal of Early Years Education.
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MacNaughton, G. - Feminist Praxis and the Gaze in the Early Childhood
Curriculum. Gender and Education. 9 (3), pp. 317-326. (1997).
MacNaughton, G. - A Strategic Approach to Collaborating with Parents
for Gender Equity in Early Childhood. Australian Journal of Early Childhood 22 (1): pp. 23-29. (1997)
MacNaughton, G. - Who's Got the Power? Rethinking Gender Equity Strategies
In Early Childhood. International Journal of Early Years Education 5 (1): pp.57-66. (1997).
MacNaughton, G. - Is Barbie to Blame? Rethinking How Childern Learn Gender. Australian Journal of Early Childhood 21 (4): pp. 18-24. (1996)
MacNaughton, G. - Silenced Voices: Learning About Early Childhood Programs
In the South East Asian Region. Australian Journal of Early Childhood.
21 (3): pp.33-40). (1996).
MacNaughton, G. - Researching for Quality: A Case For Action Research
in Early Childhood Settings. Australian Journal of Early Childhood.
21(2): pp. 29-34. (1996)
MacNaughton, G. - "You can be dad": Gender and Power in Domestic
Discourses and Fantasy Play within Early Childhood. Australian Research
in Early Childhood Education. 1:pp.93-101. (1994).
MacNaughton, G. and Clyde, M. - Practicum Supervision at the Early Childhood
Level: A response to changing political and financial contexts. The
Journal of Teaching Practice. 13 (1): pp. 46-63. (1993).
MacNaughton, G. - Gender, Power and Racism: A Case Study of Domestic
Play in Early Childhood. Multicultural Teaching. 11 (3): pp. 12-15.
MacNaughton, G. - Equity Challenges to the Early Childhood Curriculum. Children and Society. 6 (3): pp. 38-51. (1992).
MacNaughton, G. - Constructing a Critical Approach to Asessment in the
Early Childhood Practicum. The Journal of Teaching Practice. 11
(2): pp. 35-45. (1992).
MacNaughton, G. and Edwards, M. - Reflections on a Redefined Early Childhood
Practicum. South Pacific Journal of Teaching Practice 11 (2): 35-45.
MacNaughton, G. and Edwards, M. - Reflections on a Redefined Early Childhood
Practicum. South Pacific Journal of Teacher Education. 19 (2):
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"It's my Go-Non-Sexist Education for children under 5" TAFE
"Fair Play" Lady Gowrie, Children's Centre, Sydney (Video and Book)
Other Resource Material
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Children's Picture Story Books
Hayes, Sarah and Craig, Helen (1990) "Mary, Mary" Walker Books London
Hutchins, Pat (1991) "Tidy Titch" Greenwillow Books, Great Britain
Munsch, R "The Paper Bag Princess"
Prior, Natalie and Denton, Terry "The Paw"
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