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Bourke, Tina M.; Sargisson, Rebecca J. – American Journal of Play, 2014
Playgrounds with spaces that attract children increase the likelihood children will use them, the authors note, and playgrounds offer an opportunity for children to experience the risks of outdoor play. The authors used natural observation to study the children at play in a newly built New Zealand playground where such an important kind of…
Descriptors: Play, Playgrounds, Foreign Countries, Preferences
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Sutton-Smith, Brian – American Journal of Play, 2008
A preeminent play-theory scholar reviews a lifetime devoted to the study of play in a lively, even playful, recounting of his illustrious career and some of its autobiographical roots. The author covers the development of his three major theories of play--as a viability variable, as culturally relative play forms, and as a co-evolutionary…
Descriptors: Play, Theories, Cultural Influences, Games