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Contemporary Perspectives on Research on Bullying and Victimization in Early Childhood Education

by Olivia Saracho

While the research on bullying and peer victimization has increased considerably over the past 20 years, a number of studies are emerging that document mixed results of bullying and prevention programs. During the last decades, several special ...

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Cotton Cultivation and Child Labor in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan

by Bilal Bhat

<p>Uzbekistan is the world's fifth largest producer and second largest exporter of cotton in the world, and unlike other countries where child labor is common, it is the totalitarian state of Uzbekistan's official policy to employ children. This

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Counting and Measuring

An Approach to Number Education in the Infant School

by Eileen Churchill

<p>The teaching of numbers in the primary grades is seen in this book as the foundation of the beginnings of mathematical understanding. Mathematics is taken to be a language, and the aim of its teaching is to make the pupil, so to speak, ...

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Critical Childhood Studies and the Practice of Interdisciplinarity

Disciplining the Child

by Isobelle Barrett Meyering, Elizabeth Drumm, Danielle Egan & others

<p>This book analyzes different figurations of childhood in contemporary culture and politics with a particular focus on interdisciplinary methodologies of critical childhood studies. It argues that while the figure of the child has been ...

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Disability and Postsocialism

by Teodor Mladenov

<p>In the decades following the collapse of state socialism at the end of 1980s, disabled people in Central and Eastern Europe endured economic marginalisation, cultural devaluation and political disempowerment. Some of the mechanisms producing ...

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Disability Policy in China

Child and family experiences

by Xiaoyuan Shang & Karen R. Fisher

<p>Without access to a public social welfare system in parts of China, some families face invidious decisions about the lives of their children with disabilities. In other places, children with disabilities can now expect to participate in their

ISBN: 9781317392392

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Disabled Childhoods

Monitoring Differences and Emerging Identities

by Janice McLaughlin, Edmund Coleman-Fountain & Emma Clavering

<p>A crucial contemporary dynamic around children and young people in the Global North is the multiple ways that have emerged to monitor their development, behaviour and character. In particular disabled children or children with unusual ...

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Embodying Gender and Age in Speculative Fiction

A Biopsychosocial Approach

by Derek J. Thiess

<p>Following scholarship on gender in science fiction, this book explores the limits of considering age as a social construction, positing that an acknowledgement of aged bodies necessarily changes the way we read both age and science fiction. ...

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Engaging Children and Youth in Africa: Methodological and Phenomenological Issues

by Ntarangwi, Mwenda

Representing research from east, central, west, and southern Africa, Engaging Children and Youth in Africa provides a well-balanced analysis of on-the-ground data with methodological and phenomenological issues that abound in much of research in

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Ethics in Light of Childhood

by Wall, John

<P>Childhood faces humanity with its own deepest and most perplexing questions. An ethics that truly includes the world's childhoods would transcend pre-modern traditional communities and modern rational autonomy with a postmodern aim of growing

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Facing the Monster

How One Person Can Fight Child Slavery

by Carol Hart Metzker

<p>An invisible, growing monster roams the streets, preying on millions of innocent victims in the United States and overseas. This monster is child slavery, and it is woven into the very fabric of our daily lives. Because it touches every ...

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Family Trouble

Middle-Class Parents, Children's Problems, and the Disruption of Everyday Life

by Ara Francis

<p>Our children mean the world to us. They are so central to our hopes and dreams that we will do almost anything to keep them healthy, happy, and safe. What happens, then, when a child has serious problems? In <em>Family Trouble,</em> a ...

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Family Trouble: Middle-Class Parents, Children's Problems, and the Disruption of Everyday Life

by Francis, Ara

<DIV>In <I>Family Trouble, </I>a compelling portrait of upheaval in family life, sociologist Ara Francis tells the stories of middle-class men and women whose children face significant medical, psychological, or social challenges. ...

ISBN: 9780813570549

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Fathers, Prisons, and Family Reentry

Presencing as a Framework and Method

by William Muth

<p><em>Fathers, Prisons, and Family Reentry: Presencing as a Framework and Method</em> asks scholars, policy makers, advocates, and practitioners to rethink family reentry in a new light, to seek to understand both the urgent and intolerable ...

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Feeding the Future

School Lunch Programs as Global Social Policy

by Jennifer Geist Rutledge

<p>A century ago, only local charities existed to feed children. Today 368 million children receive school lunches in 151 countries, in programs supported by state and national governments. In <em>Feeding the Future</em>, Jennifer Geist Rutledge

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For the Children?

Protecting Innocence in a Carceral State

by Erica R. Meiners

<DIV><P>“Childhood has never been available to all.” In her opening chapter of <I>For the Children?</I>, Erica R. Meiners stakes the claim that childhood is a racial category often unavailable to communities of color. According to Meiners, this ...

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Four Years Old in an Urban Community

by John Newson & Elizabeth Newson

<p>Although psychologists by training, John and Elizabeth Newson have more aptly been described as pioneers in social ecology; they work from the conviction that the causes and the consequences of child-rearing attitudes can fruitfully be ...

ISBN: 9781351519274

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Freud in Oz

At the Intersections of Psychoanalysis and Children’s Literature

by Kenneth B. Kidd

<DIV><P>Children’s literature has spent decades on the psychiatrist’s couch, submitting to psychoanalysis by scores of scholars and popular writers alike. <I>Freud in Oz</I> turns the tables, suggesting that psychoanalysts owe a significant and ...

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Fundamentals of Political Economy

by Xiaohu (Shawn) Wang & K K Fung

<p>This title was first published in 1977</p> ...

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Girls' Series Fiction and American Popular Culture

by Marlowe Daly-Galeano, Eva Lupold, Christiane E. Farnan & others

<p><em>Girls' Series Fiction and American Popular Culture</em> examines the ways in which young female heroines in American series fiction have undergone dramatic changes in the past 150 years, changes which have both reflected and modeled ...

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