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Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (online): 2304-4977

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/jmfp

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Game support in modern Western culture (through the example of activities of the International Play Association, IPA)

Smirnova E.O., Doctor in Psychology, Head of the Center for Psychological and Pedagogical Expertise of Play and Toys, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, smirneo@mail.ru
Sokolova M.V., Ph.D. in Psychology, specialist at the Center for Psychological and Educational Expertise of Play and Toys, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, sokolovamw@mail.ru
Abstract
This article discusses the support of children's games, initiated by the International Play Association (IPA). The most prominent political and legislative initiatives of UN Organization is the adoption of general comments and amendments to article 31 of the Convention on the rights of the child, proclaiming the right to play, as well as a list of measures to support the games for educational organizations both in the family and in the city. It describes the spatial projects and object-related conditions for the games brought into practice in Western countries: Adventure playground (APG-), play streets, Scarpstore PlayPod. The article specifies the functions of playwokers called up for supporting the game and also their training.

Keywords: children's game, right to play, an International Association of game (IPA-International Play Association), article 31 of the UNO Declaration on the rights of the child, APG-Adventure playground), play streets, Scarpstore PlayPod, playwokers.

Column: Developmental psychology

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/jmfp.2016050103

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