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Childhood in World History

by Peter N Stearns

<p>Taking a global look at what the category of childhood has meant from agricultural societies to the present day, <em>Childhood in World History</em> offers a vital overview of this topical field. Through comparative analysis, Peter Stearns ...

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Childhood Socialization

by Theron Alexander

<p>This collection of authoritative studies portrays how the A basic agencies of socialization transform the newborn human organism into a social person capable of interacting with others. Socialization differs from one society to another and ...

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Childhoods

Growing up in Aotearoa New Zealand

by Nancy Higgins & Claire Freeman

<p>Children are citizens with autonomy and rights identified by international agencies and United Nations conventions, but these rights are not readily enforceable. Some of the worst levels of child poverty and poor health in the OECD, as well ...

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Childhoods: Growing up in Aotearoa New Zealand

by Higgins, Nancy

<div>Children are citizens with autonomy and rights identified by international agencies and United Nations conventions, but these rights are not readily enforceable. Some of the worst levels of child poverty and poor health in the OECD, as well

ISBN: 9781927322512

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Children Affected by Armed Conflict

Theory, Method, and Practice

by Myriam Denov & Bree Akesson

<p>Societal turbulence, state collapse, religious and ethnic conflict, poverty, hunger, and social exclusion all underlie children's involvement in armed conflict. Drawing from empirical studies in eleven conflict-ridden countries, including ...

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Children and Childhood in American Religions

by Bartkowski, John P.

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ISBN: 9780813546957

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Children and Families in the Social Environment

Modern Applications of Social Work

by James Garbarino

<p>The first edition of this volume successfully applied Bronfenbrenner's "micro-systems" taxonomy to childrearing and family life. Emphasizing how forces in the environment influence children's behavior, Garbarino has staked out an intermediate

ISBN: 9781351528962

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Children and Media in India

Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change

by Shakuntala Banaji

<p>Is the bicycle, like the loudspeaker, a medium of communication in India?Do Indian children need trade unions as much as they need schools?What would you do with a mobile phone if all your friends were playing tag in the rain or watching ...

ISBN: 9781317399421

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Children and the Geography of Violence

Why Space and Place Matter

by Sheridan Bartlett

<p>Violence sabotages development, both children’s development and the development of the communities and neighbourhoods they rely on. There is abundant evidence of the deep and lasting harm that can be done. Violence breaks bodies and minds and

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Children at Risk

The Precarious State of Children's Well-being in America

by Janice Crouse

<p>The desire for our children to be free from want and danger and to be able to enjoy their youth in innocence would seem to be universal. Conventional wisdom says that parents in every socio-economic level of society share the dream of ...

ISBN: 9781351528900

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Children of Palestine: Experiencing Forced Migration in the Middle East

by Chatty, Dawn

<p> Palestinian children and young people living both within and outside of refugee camps in the Middle East are the focus of this book. For more than half a century these children and their caregivers have lived a temporary existence in the ...

ISBN: 9781782387862

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Children of Reunion

Vietnamese Adoptions and the Politics of Family Migrations

by Allison Varzally

<p>In 1961, the U.S. government established the first formalized provisions for intercountry adoption just as it was expanding America's involvement with Vietnam. Adoption became an increasingly important portal of entry into American society ...

ISBN: 9781469630922

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Children Support Plans and Its Link to Quality of Care

Child and Adolescent Studies

by Alero George-Taylor

<p>This book will do an analysis of the complexity of the relationship between the support plans that are in place for children looked after (CLA) and their quality of care. In the provision of care and support for all children, there are ...

ISBN: 9781728387468

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Children's Games in the New Media Age

Childlore, Media and the Playground

by Chris Richards & Andrew Burn

<p>The result of a unique research project exploring the relationship between children's vernacular play cultures and their media-based play, this collection challenges two popular misconceptions about children's play: that it is depleted or ...

ISBN: 9781317167556

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Children, Families and Leisure

by Heike Schaenzel & Neil Carr

<p>This book aims to further academic debate within the leisure and tourism studies community about the role of ‘families’ in contemporary life and the experiences of families and their children in the leisure environment. It is based on the ...

ISBN: 9781317243298

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Children, Nature and Cities

Rethinking the Connections

by Claire Freeman & Yolanda van Heezik

<p>That children need nature for health and well-being is widely accepted, but what type of nature? Specifically, what type of nature is not only necessary but realistically available in the complex and rapidly changing worlds that children ...

ISBN: 9781317375159

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Children, Young People and Critical Geopolitics

by Matthew C. Benwell & Peter Hopkins

<p>Young people, and in particular children, have typically been marginalised in geopolitical research, positioned as too young to understand or relate to the adult-dominated world of international relations. Integrating current debates in ...

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Clearing the Path for First-Generation College Students

Qualitative and Intersectional Studies of Educational Mobility

by Jenny Stuber, Trista Beard, Kim Godsoe & others

<p><em>Clearing the Path for First-Generation College Students</em> comprises a wide range of studies that explore the multidimensional social processes and meanings germane to the experiences of first-generation college students before and ...

ISBN: 9781498537025

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Co-Sleeping

Parents, Children, and Musical Beds

by Susan D. Stewart

<p>Co-sleeping—parents and children sharing a bed—can be a fraught topic for parents. Some experts recommend parents never bring children into bed with them, while other experts extol the benefits of parents and children sharing a sleep space. ...

ISBN: 9781442249066

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Coming of Age

Constructing and Controlling Youth in Munich, 1942-1973

by Martin Kalb

<p>In the lean and anxious years following World War II, Munich society became obsessed with the moral condition of its youth. Initially born of the economic and social disruption of the war years, a preoccupation with juvenile delinquency ...

ISBN: 9781785331541

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