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Global Ideologies Surrounding Children's Rights and Social Justice

by Icarbord Tshabangu

Social rights are a pivotal concern for all of society, including today’s population of children. The study of the rights, or lack thereof, that children have must be undertaken to ensure that future generations are thriving members of their ...

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How Consumer Culture Controls Our Kids: Cashing in on Conformity

Cashing in on Conformity

by Jennifer Hill

<p>In this critique of America's consumption-based society, author Jennifer Hill chronicles the impact of consumer culture on children—from the evolution of childhood play to a child's self-perception as a consumer to the consequences of this ...

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Hunter-Gatherer Childhoods

Evolutionary, Developmental, and Cultural Perspectives

by Barry S. Hewlett

<p>In the vast anthropological literature devoted to hunter-gatherer societies, surprisingly little attention has been paid to the place of hunter-gatherer children. Children often represent 40 percent of hunter-gatherer populations, thus nearly

ISBN: 9781351514149

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In Loving Hands

How the Rights for Young Children Living in Children’S Homes

by Elsa Chahin

<p>In Loving Hands is a definitive book that advocates for young children living in residential settings. Under the proper circumstances, these institutions, while not always having provided the ideal climate for healthy growth, both emotionally

ISBN: 9781543414523

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Injustice: The Social Bases of Obedience and Revolt

The Social Bases of Obedience and Revolt

by Barrington Moore, Jr

<p>First Published in 1978. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor &amp; Francis, an Informa company.</p> ...

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Innocent Experiments

Childhood and the Culture of Popular Science in the United States

by Rebecca Onion

<p>From the 1950s to the digital age, Americans have pushed their children to live science-minded lives, cementing scientific discovery and youthful curiosity as inseparable ideals. In this multifaceted work, historian Rebecca Onion examines the

ISBN: 9781469629483

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It's OK to Go Up the Slide

Renegade Rules for Raising Confident and Creative Kids

by Heather Shumaker

<p><strong>When it comes to parenting, sometimes you have to trust your gut.</strong></p> <p>With her first book, <em>It’s OK Not to Share</em>, Heather Shumaker overturned all the conventional rules of parenting with her “renegade rules” for ...

ISBN: 9780698175471

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Knowledge is Control

by Andrea Witt

<p>A safety book for kids that teaches them about many aspects of safety in everyday life. This book touches on internet safety, school safety,, home safety, stranger safety<br /> safe adults, safe friends and peers, and safety wherever they ...

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Legitimating Life

Adoption in the Age of Globalization and Biotechnology

by Sonja van Wichelen

<p>The phenomenon of transnational adoption is changing in the age of globalization and biotechnology. In <em>Legitimating Life</em>, Sonja van Wichelen boldly describes how contemporary justifications of cross-border adoption navigate between ...

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Lost Kids

Vulnerable Children and Youth in Twentieth-Century Canada and the United States

by Mona Gleason, Tamara Myers, Leslie Paris & others

<p>Children and youth occupy important social and political roles, even as they sleep in cribs or hang out on street corners. Conceptualized as either harbingers or saboteurs of a bright, secure tomorrow, they have motivated many adult-driven ...

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Lost to the State: Family Discontinuity, Social Orphanhood and Residential Care in the Russian Far East

by Rockhill, Elena Khlinovskaya

<p> Childhood held a special place in Soviet society: seen as the key to a better future, children were imagined as the only privileged class. Therefore, the rapid emergence in post-Soviet Russia of the vast numbers of vulnerable 'social ...

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Martha And The Mystery Of The Water

by Martha Fumunjere

<p data-version="1.1"><em>The legend of the water in the land of mendankwe stood true when Martha was being accused of a crime. She wanted to prove her innocence but where will this lead the family, the tradition of the land and the lessons to ...

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Mindsets for Parents

Strategies to Encourage Growth Mindsets in Kids

by Mary Cay Ricci & Margaret Lee

<p>All parents want their children to be successful in school, sports, and extracurricular activities. But it's not just about giving your kids praise or setting them on the right direction. Research shows that success is often dependent on ...

ISBN: 9781618215260

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Misfit Children

An Inquiry into Childhood Belongings

by Jessica Balanzategui, De-Valera N. Y. M Botchway, Daniel Butler & others

<p>Misfits are often confused with outcasts. Yet misfits rather find themselves in-between that which fits and that which does not. This volume is interested in this slipperiness of misfits and explores the blockages and the promises of such ...

ISBN: 9781498525800

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Moving into Adolescence

The Impact of Pubertal Change and School Context

by Roberta G. Simmons

<p>From the sociological point of view, adolescence traditionally has been described as a period of physical maturity and social immaturity. Adolescents reach physical adulthood before they are capable of functioning well in adult social roles. ...

ISBN: 9781351504362

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Narrating the Future in Siberia: Childhood, Adolescence and Autobiography among the Eveny

by Ulturgasheva, Olga

<p> The wider cultural universe of contemporary Eveny is a specific and revealing subset of post-Soviet society. From an anthropological perspective, the author seeks to reveal not only the Eveny cultural universe but also the universe of the ...

ISBN: 9780857457677

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NCERT MCQs: Social Science

by Vikash Gautam

<p>This book includes MCQs from N.C.E.R.T. social science books. This book is very useful for any competitive exams of India. Students can prepare all N.C.E.R.T social science books at one place. this book is also good for school student. School

ISBN: 9781310255939

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Negotiating Opportunities

How the Middle Class Secures Advantages in School

by Jessica McCrory Calarco

<p>In <em>Negotiating Opportunities</em>, Jessica McCrory Calarco argues that the middle class has a negotiated advantage in school. Drawing on five years of ethnographic fieldwork, Calarco traces that negotiated advantage from its origins at ...

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Nordic Childhoods 1700–1960

From Folk Beliefs to Pippi Longstocking

by Reidar Aasgaard, Marcia Bunge & Merethe Roos

<p>This volume strengthens interest and research in the fields of both Childhood Studies and Nordic Studies by exploring conceptions of children and childhood in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden). Although some

ISBN: 9781351865913

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Norwich

One Tiny Vermont Town's Secret to Happiness and Excellence

by Karen Crouse

<p><strong>The extraordinary story of the small Vermont town that has likely produced more Olympians per capita than any other place in the country, <em>Norwich</em> gives “parents of young athletes a great gift—a glimpse at another way to raise

ISBN: 9781501119910

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