Framing young children’s humour and practitioner responses to it using a Bakhtinian carnivalesque lens

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Jennings-Tallant, L;
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s13158-015-0134-0
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    mesheuropmc: eye diseases | genetic structures | sense organs | fluids and secretions

This article presents findings from a pilot study offering an alternative framing of children’s humour and laughter in an early childhood education setting. It employs a Bakhtinian carnivalesque lens to explore the nature of children’s humour in an urban nursery and inv... View more
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