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Alloway, N. (1995), The Construction of Gender in Early Childhood, Dolphin Press, Victoria, Australia.

Barnett, W. and Nores M (2012) Investing in Early Childhood Education: A Global Perspective, National Institute for Early Education Research

Bernard van Leer Foundation (2006) A Guide to General Comment 7: ‘Implementing Child Rights in Early Childhood’The Hague, Bernard van Leer Foundation,
http://ecdgroup.com/docs/lib_003555433.pdf
http://ecdgroup.com/docs/lib_003921103.pdf  (Spanish)

Bradley, R., and Corwyn, R. (2002) ‘Socioeconomic Status and Child Development’, Annual Review of Psychology, vol. 53, February 2002, pp. 371–399 http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev.psych.53.100901.135233

Britto, P.R., Engle, P.E., Super, C.S. (Eds). (2013) Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and its Impact on Global Policy, New York: Oxford  University Press;
http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/view/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.001.0001/acprof-9780199922994

See also http://cpc.crawford.anu.edu.au/pdf/2013/events/8771/Early_Childhood_Development_-_An_investment_in_equality.pdf

Coak, M. (2013) Income Inequality, Equality of Opportunity, and Intergenerational Mobility, Journal of Economic Perspectives
http://milescorak.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/income-inequality-equality-of-opportunity-and-intergenerational-mobility.pdf

The Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development (CGECCD) (2013) A Transfotrmative Solution: Reducing Poverty and Inequality through a Post-2015 Early Childhood Development Goal, CGECCD http://www.beyond2015.org/sites/default/files/Transformative%20Solution%20-%20ECD%20Post-2015.pdf

Cummings, C., Laing, k, Law, J, McLaughlin, J, Papps, I., Tood, L., and Woolner, P (2012) Can Changing  Aspirations and  Attitudes Impact  on Educational Attainment? A Review of  Interventions, York, Joseph Rowntree Foundation http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/education-attainment-interventions-full.pdf

Engle, P.L., Black, M.M., Behrman, J.R., Cabral de Mello, M., Gertler, P.J., Kapiriri, L., Martorell, R., Young, M.E., & the International Child Development Steering Group (2007) Child development in developing countries 3: Strategies to avoid the loss of developmental potential in more than 200 million children in the developing world, Lancet; 369: 229–42 http://www.who.int/maternal_child_adolescent/documents/pdfs/lancet_child_dev_series_paper3.pdf

Engle, P., L. Fernald, H. Alderman, J. Behrman, C. O’Gara, A. Yousafza i, M. Cabral de Mello, M. Hidrobo, N. Ulkuer, I. Ertem, S. Iltus, and the Global Child Development Steering Group. (2011) Strategies for reducing inequalities and improving developmental outcomes for young children in low-income and middle-income countries. Lancet 378:1339-1353.

Grantham-McGregor, S., Cheung, Y., Cueto, S. Glewwe, P., Richter, L., & Strupp, B. (2007). Developmental potential in the first 5 years for children in developing countries. The Lancet, 369 (9555) 60-70 http://www.who.int/maternal_child_adolescent/documents/lancet_child_development/en/

Heckman, J. (2011)The Economics of Inequality: The Value of Early Childhood Education, AMERICAN EDUCATOR  http://www.aft.org/pdfs/americaneducator/spring2011/Heckman.pdf

Hausmann, R., Tyson, L., Bekhouche, Y, and Zahidi, S. (2013) The Global Gender Gap Report 2013, Geneva, World Economic Forum

Naudeau, S., Kataoka, N., Valerio, A., Neuman, M, and Elder, L.  (2011) Investing inYoung Children: An Early Childhood Development Guide for Policy Dialogue and Project Preperation, Washington, DC, World Bank
http://www.ecdgroup.com/docs/lib_006091521.pdf

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. (2011). Divided We Stand: Why Inequality Keeps Rising. Paris: OECD, http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264119536-en

Pramling Samuelsson I, and Kaga, Y. (Eds) (2008) Education The contribution of early childhood education to sustainable development, UNESCO http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0015/001593/159355e.pdf

PRO-FEMMES TWESE HAMWE (PFTH) and Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) Rwanda (2013) Gender Equality in Teaching and Education Management, Rwanda, VSO http://www.vsointernational.org/Images/vso-rwanda-gender-equality-in-teaching-education-report_tcm76-40787.pdf

Sherr, L., J. Mueller, and R. Varrall. (2009) A systematic review of cognitive development and child human immunodeficiency virus infection. Psychology, Health & Medicine 14:387-404.

Sims, M. (2009). Nurturing a sense of fairness in children.

Siraj-Blatchford, I., and Siraj-Blatchford, J. (1999) ‘’Race’, Research and Reform: the impact of the three Rs on anti-racist pre-school and primary education in the UK.’  Journal of Race, Ethnicity and Education 2, 1, pp127-148

Siraj-Blatchford and Inger Björneloo (Ed.) (2009) Education for Sustainable Development: Special Edition, International Journal of Early Childhood, Vol. 41, No. 2, 2009 http://www.gu.se/digitalAssets/1320/1320257_ijec-vol-41-no-2.pdf

Siraj-Blatchford, I. (2005). Quality interactions in the early years, http://www.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au/pdf/shared_thinking.pdf

Siraj-Blatchford, I., Siraj-Blatchford, J., Taggart, B., Sylva, K., Melhuish, E., Sammons, P., and Hunt, S. (2007) Qualitative Case Studies: How low SES families support children’s learning in the home’ in Effective Pre-school and Primary Education 3-11, Promoting Equality in the Early Years: Report to The Equalities Review (Full Report)

Siraj-Blatchford, I. (2010) ‘Learning in the home and at school: how working class children “succeed against the odds”’, British Educational Research Journal’ 36(3), pp. 463–82

Siraj-Blatchford, J. (2000) Girls in Science: another case of the Emperors new clothes?, Journal of Teacher Education, UMEA University, Sweden

Siraj-Blatchford, J (2008) 'The implications of early understandings of inequality, science and technology for the development of sustainable societies' Samuelsson, I and Kaga, Y (Eds), The contribution of early childhood education to a sustainable society. Paris: UNESCO.

Siraj-Blatchford, J. (2009) Improving children's attainment through a better quality of family-based support for early learning. London: C4EO.

Siraj-Blatchford, J (2008) 'The implications of early understandings of inequality, science and technology for the development of sustainable societies' Samuelsson, I and Kaga, Y (Eds), The contribution of early childhood education to a sustainable society. Paris: UNESCO.

Steering Group. (2007). Strategies to avoid the loss of developmental potential in more than 200 million children in the developing world.  The Lancet, 369(9557), 229-242;

United Nations. (1989) The convention on the rights of the child. http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/crc.htm

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (2007) Strong Foundations for Gender Equality in Early Childhood Care and Education - Advocacy Brief. Bangkok: Uf\IESCO Bangkok, http://www2.unescobkk.org/elib/publications/125_126/advocacy_brief_ECCE.pdf

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) (2012) Inequities in Early Childhood Development: What the data say Evidence from the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys, new York, United Nations Children’s Fund

United Nations Girls Education Initiative (UNGEI) Evidence-based advocacy for  gender in education, a learning guide, Bankok, UNGEI http://www.ungei.org/files/advocacy_guide_FINAL4.pdf

Walker, S., Wachs, T., Grantham-McGregor, S., Black, M., Nelson, C., Huffman, S. Baker-Henningham  S., Chang, S., Hamadani, J. Lozoff, B., Meeks Gardner, J., Powell, C., Rahman, A., Richter, L.  (2011) Inequality in early childhood: risk and protective factors for early child development The Lancet - 8 October 2011 Vol. 378, Issue 9799, Pages 1325-1338

Woodhead, M (2009). Pathways through early childhood education in Ethiopia, India and Peru: Rights, equity and diversity. Young Lives Working Paper 54. Young Lives, University of Oxford, Department of International Development.

Woodhead, Martin; Dornan, Paul and Murray, Helen (2012). What inequality means for children: evidence from young lives. Background paper for the Global Thematic Consultation “Addressing Inequalities” in the post-2015 Development Agenda. UNICEF & UN Women, New York. http://oro.open.ac.uk/35650/1/What%20Inequality%20Means%20for%20Children_corrected_17Dec2012.pdf

Woodhead, M., Dornan, P., & Murray, H. (2013). What Inequality Means for Children: Evidence from Young Lives, Oxford: Young Lives.
http://www.younglives.org.uk/files/policy-papers/what-inequality-means-for-children-evidence-from-young-lives

World Health Organization (2007). Engaging men and boys in changing gender-based
inequity in health: Evidence from programme interventions. Geneva http://www.who.int/gender/documents/Engaging_men_boys.pdf

Further UNESCO Resource links:
http://www.ibe.unesco.org/fileadmin/user_upload/Documentation/Alerts/ECCE2013.pdf