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Ottoman Children and Youth during World War I

by Nazan Maksudyan

<p>Described by historians as a &quot;total war,&quot; World War I was the first conflict that required a comprehensive mobilization of all members of society, regardless of profession, age, or gender. Just as women became heads of households ...

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Our Children and Other Animals

The Cultural Construction of Human-Animal Relations in Childhood

by Matthew Cole & Kate Stewart

<p>Focusing on the socialization of the human use of other animals as resources in contemporary Western society, this book explores the cultural reproduction of human-nonhuman animal relations in childhood. With close attention to the dominant ...

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Parenting an Only Child

The Joys and Challenges of Raising Your One and Only

by Susan Newman

<p>By a child-care authority and mother of an only child, this useful, knowledgeable book provides sound advice on creating an enriching environment that's stimulating and enjoyable for only children and their parents alike.</p> ...

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Patterns of Social Functioning in Families with Marital and Parent-Child Problems

by Gerson David

<p>The work reported in this book represents the first attempt to study a sample of client families with marital and parent-child problems using a systematic framework based on role-theory. The findings of the study are important and made more ...

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Playing for Their Lives: The Global El Sistema Movement for Social Change Through Music

by Eric Booth & Tricia Tunstall

<p><strong>An eye-opening view of the unprecedented global spread of El Sistema—intensive music education that disrupts the cycles of poverty.</strong></p> <p>In some of the bleakest corners of the world, an unprecedented movement is taking ...

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Producing Excellence

The Making of Virtuosos

by Izabela Wagner

<p>Driven by a passion for music, for excellence, and for fame, violin soloists are immersed from early childhood in high-pressure competitions, regular public appearances, and arduous daily practice. An in-depth study of nearly one hundred such

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Producing Excellence: The Making of Virtuosos

by Wagner, Izabela

<DIV>An in-depth study of nearly one hundred young children studying violin in Western Europe, <I>Producing Excellence</I> illuminates the process these musicians undergo to become elite international soloists. The remarkable research Izabela ...

ISBN: 9780813570075

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Race among Friends: Exploring Race at a Suburban School

by Modica, Marianne

<DIV><I>Race among Friends</I> focuses on a &ldquo;racially friendly&rdquo; suburban charter school called Excellence Academy, highlighting the ways that students and teachers think about race and act out racial identity. Marianne Modica finds ...

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Race at Predominantly White Independent Schools

The Space between Diversity and Equity

by Bonnie E. French

<p>In <em>Race at Predominantly White Independent Schools</em>, Bonnie E. French investigates the management of “diversity” at predominantly White, independent schools in the northeastern United States. By conducting in-depth interviews with ...

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Race, Color, and the Young Child

by John Williams & J. Kenneth Morland

<p>A social-developmental psychologist and a social anthropologist describe what is known--and what needs to be investigated--concerning the development of race and color concepts in young children. The authors summarize the results of their ...

ISBN: 9781469650838

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Room to Grow

A Study of Parent-Child Relationships

by Carroll Davis

<p>The lives of seven children provides the focus for this penetrating look into the experiences that shape personality. As they emerge from the records collected over a twenty-year period by the University of Toronto's Institute of Child Study,

ISBN: 9781442638068

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Saving Face

The Emotional Costs of the Asian Immigrant Family Myth

by Angie Y. Chung

<p>Tiger Mom. Asian patriarchy. Model minority children. Generation gap. The many images used to describe the prototypical Asian family have given rise to two versions of the Asian immigrant family myth. The first celebrates Asian families for ...

ISBN: 9780813572819

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Saving Face: The Emotional Costs of the Asian Immigrant Family Myth

by Chung, Angie Y.

<DIV>The Asian immigrant family myth celebrates Asian families for upholding the traditional heteronormative ideal of the &ldquo;normal (white) American family&rdquo; yet also demonizes them for reinforcing oppressive and backwards cultural ...

ISBN: 9780813569833

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School According to Humphrey

by Betty G. Birney

Join much-loved Humphrey the hamster for a new adventure! After a fur-raising holiday at Camp Happy Hollow, Humphrey returns to Room 26, eager to see his old friends. He is shocked to find the classroom full of strangers, like Rolling Rosie, ...

ISBN: 9780571255429

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Searching for a Better Life

Growing Up in the Slums of Bangkok

by Sorcha Mahony

<p>Life in Bangkok for young people is marked by profound, interlocking changes and transitions. This book offers an ethnographic account of growing up in the city’s slums, struggling to get by in a rapidly developing and globalizing economy and

ISBN: 9781785338595

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Slavery, Childhood, and Abolition in Jamaica, 1788–1838

by Colleen Vasconcellos

<p>This study examines childhood and slavery in Jamaica from the onset of improved conditions for the island’s slaves to the end of all forced or coerced labor throughout the British Caribbean. As Colleen A. Vasconcellos discusses the nature of ...

ISBN: 9780820348032

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Slim Book Of Yoruba Alphabets

by Wale Owoeye

<p>Slim Book Of Yoruba Alphabets presents to young children of Yoruba ancenstry the collected aphabet album for their education and enjoyment. The well-illustrated book is ideal for early beginners learning to talk and also for parents intending

ISBN: 9781386517931

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Storiez

A Guide for Children and Teenagers

by Meagan Corrado

<p>Stories. Every one of us has them.  Stories of joy. Stories of sadness.  Stories of pain.  Stories of strength.  Stories of wanting to quit. Stories of refusing to give up.  Storiez is a process that helps you work with your therapist to talk

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Suffering Childhood in Early America: Violence, Race, and the Making of the Child Victim

by Duane, Anna

Anna Mae Duane goes back to the nation&#8217;s violent beginnings to examine how the ideal of childhood in early America was fundamental to forging concepts of ethnicity, race, and gender. She explores how the figure of a suffering child accrued

ISBN: 9780820341989

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Super Girls, Gangstas, Freeters, and Xenomaniacs: Gender and Modernity in Global Youth Culture

by Dewey, Susan

A compelling look at the ways in which youth, gender and gender identities are being transformed around the globe. ...

ISBN: 9780815651697

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