This written review must be based on the following two articles:
Albon, D., & Hellman, A. (2018). Of routine consideration: ‘Civilising’ children’s bodies via food events in Swedish and English early childhood settings. Ethnography and Education, 1-17.
Gallacher, L. (2005). ‘The terrible twos’: Gaining control in the nursery? Children’s Geographies, 3(2), 243-264.
Students should critically evaluate (both in positive and negative terms) aspects of the articles in terms of their explanatory potential, the research design (if applicable), and/or the relevance for understanding inequality in early childhood education (in respect of Ireland or indeed global or international contexts).
Articles should be critically compared in terms of the following interdependent criteria: