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Rethinking recess: Creating safe and inclusive playtime for all children in school

Rethinking recess: Creating safe and inclusive playtime for all children in school,” by Rebecca London, Ph.D., MA, assistant professor of sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Rebecca's research focuses on understanding the challenges faced by disadvantaged children and youth and the ways that communities and community organizations support young people to be healthy and successful.

Using both qualitative and quantitative methods, she has conducted research in multiple fields, including: K-12 and post-secondary education, health and wellness, afterschool programs, welfare reform, the digital divide and children's living arrangements.

Her research has been published in numerous journals, edited volumes, and policy briefs as well as presented at professional conferences, in community forums and in legislative testimony. 

Check out her newly released book Rethinking Recess: Creating Safe and Inclusive Playtime for All Children in School, published by Harvard Education Press. Use code F19RRC for a 20% discount.

Listen to a podcast with London about her new book.


Friday, February 14 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Hallie E. Ford Center For Healthy Children and Families, 115
2631 SW Campus Way, Corvallis, OR 97330

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Lecture or Presentation

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Faculty and Staff, Student, Graduate, Undergraduate




College of Public Health and Human Sciences


Contact Name

Marie Harvey

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