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Dr Pete King on The Play Cycle Research: Results edition

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Dr Pete King on The Play Cycle Research: Results edition


Dr Pete King has a background as a professional play worker and a PhD in Childhood Studies. He currently teaches modules on children’s rights, perspectives on play and therapeutic work with children on a range of courses at Swansea University. His research focuses on Play Theory and Practice, Researching Childhood and Perspectives on Play.

Dr King is interested in re-establishing early years practitioners as play professionals and the factors influencing children’s perceptions of choice within their free play activity.

Pete King’s publications:


Dr Shelly


Pete King (Editor) and Shelly Newstead (Editor) Researching Play from a Playwork Perspective (Advances in Playwork Research) (2019)

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