Dr. Rita Chawla-Duggan is a Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies in the Department of Education at the University of Bath. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Bristol Graduate School of Education.
2007 0-7734-5211-7 This ethnographic study, based in Guragon within the state of Haryana in India, examines how social practices in family life, within friendships with other children and through relationships with teachers influence children’s approaches to learning in school contexts. Data was collected upon eight children from contrasting socio-economic backgrounds who attended two schools, a village and a private school. This book contains 39 black and white photographs.