Children, Youth and Environments
Vol. 18, No.2 (2008)
ISSN 1546-2250

Table of Contents

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Acknowledgement of Reviewers
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Top 50 Articles, Reader Access and Appeal for Support
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Adolescents' Perspectives of Home, School and Neighborhood Environmental Influences on Physical Activity and Dietary Behaviors
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Patricia Tucker, Jennifer D. Irwin, Jason Gilliland and Meizi He

Effects of Play Equipment and Loose Parts on Preschool Children's Outdoor Play Behavior: An Observational Study and Design Intervention
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Lorraine E. Maxwell, Mari R. Mitchell and Gary W. Evans

Perspectives from the Ground: Early Childhood Educators' Perceptions of Outdoor Play Spaces at Child Care Centers
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Susan Herrington

Children's Perspectives on Public Playgrounds in Two Swedish Communities
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Märit Jansson

Using Children's GIS Maps to Influence Town Planning
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Ulla Berglund

Teacher Environmental Competence in Elementary School Environments
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Jeffery A. Lackney

Neighborhood Design and Children's Outdoor Play: Evidence from Northern California
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Susan Handy, Xinyu Cao and Patricia Mokhtarian

Reports from the Field

"It's Kind of Fun to Do the Impossible": The Story of Milwaukee's Urban Ecology Center
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Ken Leinbach

Makkala Panchayats: Institutionalization of Children's Participation in Local Decision-Making
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Anirban Pal

Traditional Children's Games in Tanzania
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Rhonda Clements, Margareth Messanga and Anna-Marie Millbank

Shane's Inspiration: An Assessment of a Playground for Children Living with and without Disabilities
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Gergana Kodjebacheva

Photo Essay

The Peace Mural: A PARTicipatory Project between Children from Chios, Greece and Izmir, Turkey
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Deniz Hasirci

Book Reviews

Design for Kids
by Sharon and Peter Exley

Taking Action, Saving Lives: Our Duties to Protect Environmental and Public Health
by Tim Kristin Shrader-Frechette

Learning Race and Ethnicity: Youth and Digital Media
by Anna Everett, ed.

Designing Outdoor Environments for Children: Landscaping Schoolyards, Gardens and Playgrounds
by Lolly Tai, Mary Taylor Haque, Gina McLellan, and Erin Jordan Knight

Suitcase Stories: Refugee Children Reclaim Their Identities
by Glynis Clacherty with The Suitcase Storytellers and Diane Welvering

Schools and Kindergartens: A Design Manual
by Mark Dudek

The Language of School Design: Design Patterns for 21st Century Schools
by Prakash Nair and Randall Fielding

Kids, Cameras, and the Curriculum
by Pat Barrett Dragan

Other Books of Note

Biophilic Design: The Theory, Science, and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life
by Stephen R. Kellert, Judith H. Heerwagen and Martin L. Mador, eds.

Several Perspectives on Children's Play: Scientific Reflections for Practitioners
by Tom Jambor and Jan Van Gils, eds.

The Inclusive City: Design Solutions for Buildings, Neighborhoods and Urban Spaces
by Susan Goltsman and Daniel Iacofano, eds.

Revolutionizing Education: Youth Participatory Action Research in Motion
by Julio Cammarota and Michelle Fine, eds.

Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy: Theoretical Foundations and Guidelines for Practice
by Aubrey H. Fine

Open Space: People Space
by Catharine Ward Thompson and Penny Travlou, eds.

Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder (Revised Edition 2008)
by Richard Louv

Promoting Children's Wellbeing: Policy and Practice
by Janet Collins and Pam Foley, eds.

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