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Exkludering och statusroller: Rolleken i förskolan
University of Gävle, Faculty of Education and Business Studies, Department of Educational sciences.
University of Gävle, Faculty of Education and Business Studies, Department of Educational sciences.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This study is about exclusion and childrens role-play in Swedish preschools. 8 preschool teachers, in 4 different preschools, have been interviewed about exclusion and low and high rating roles in children's role-play. The interviews was recorded and then analyzed. Relevant research in this study was from Corsaro, Tellgren and Löfdahl amongst others, and the results of the interviews is what this study is based on. The study showed that one of the most common roles in childrens role-play is the role of mother and that the roles children play are based on social norms and values. Children wants the roles with the highest status, because they want the power that comes with that role. Other commons roles was father, child and pets, and characters from children movies, such as Spiderman and Anna and Elsa from Frozen. This study also includes researchers and preschool teachers views on childrens role-play and free play.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 44 p.
Keyword [en]
exclusion, role-play, preschool, inclusion
Keyword [sv]
exkludering, inkludering, rollek, statusroller
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-18952Archive number: PE1:76/2014OAI: diva2:786971
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Educational program
Preschool Teacher Education Programme
Available from: 2015-02-19 Created: 2015-02-08 Last updated: 2015-02-19Bibliographically approved

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