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The Big Smallness

Niche Marketing, the American Culture Wars, and the New Children’s Literature

by Michelle Ann Abate

<p>This book is the first full-length critical study to explore the rapidly growing cadre of amateur-authored, independently-published, and niche-market picture books that have been released during the opening decades of the twenty-first ...

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The cruelty man

Child welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889â1956

by Sarah-Anne Buckley

<p>Recent debates surrounding children in State care, parental rights, and abuse in Ireland's industrial schools, concern issues that are rooted in the historical record. By examining the social problems addressed by philanthropists and child ...

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The DeShaney Case

Child Abuse, Family Rights, and the Dilemma of State Intervention

by Lynne Curry

"Poor Joshua!" lamented Justice Harry Blackmun in his famous dissent. "Victim of repeated attacks by an irresponsible, bullying, obviously cowardly, and intemperate father, and abandoned by respondents who placed him in a dangerous predicament ...

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The Disabled Child's Participation Rights

by Anne-Marie Callus & Ruth Farrugia

<p>The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is the only UN treaty to date in which the people who are its target, that is disabled people, were actively involved in its drafting and the only one which requires the

ISBN: 9781317035824

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The Dishonest Machine

by William Augustine

<p>&quot;The Dishonest Machine&quot; takes you on a multifaceted quest to clarify many of today's concerns about raising new age children. William C. Augustine was born, the son of a share cropper, in the small town of Marksville, Louisiana on ...

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The Future of Us

What the Dreams of Children Mean for Twenty-First-Century America

by Irwin Redlener

<p>Raymond is a talented young artist who carries his work from homeless shelter to homeless shelter in a tattered bag but has never even been inside a museum. He is emblematic of the children that the renowned pediatrician and children’s ...

ISBN: 9780231545945

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The Good Child

Moral Development in a Chinese Preschool

by Jing Xu

<p>Chinese academic traditions take <em>zuo ren</em>—self-fulfillment in terms of moral cultivation—as the ultimate goal of education. To many in contemporary China, however, the nation seems gripped by moral decay, the result of rapid and ...

ISBN: 9781503602472

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The Happy Kid Handbook

How to Raise Joyful Children in a Stressful World

by Katie Hurley

<p><strong>With all the parenting information out there and the constant pressure to be the “perfect” parent, it seems as if many parents have lost track of one very important piece of the parenting puzzle: raising happy kids.</strong><br ...

ISBN: 9780698170964

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The Kids Are in Charge

Activism and Power in Peru's Movement of Working Children

by Jessica K. Taft

<p><strong>Details the possibilities and challenges of intergenerational activism and social movements</strong></p> <p>Since 1976, the Peruvian movement of working children has fought to redefine age-based roles in society, including defending ...

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The Nanny Time Bomb: Navigating the Crisis in Child Care

Navigating the Crisis in Child Care

by Jacalyn S. Burke

<p>Coming home to an abused, badly injured, or even deceased child is a parent's most horrific, unimaginable scenario. And yet it happens: In 2012, two small children died while in the care of a nanny. <em>The Nanny Time Bomb</em> is the most ...

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The Quantum Children

A Parent's Guide for the 21st Century

by Michael Orwig

<p>All of humanity is going through an awakening from third density consciousness. It is part of our evolution and the children that are coming onto Earth at this time are a major part of this shift. The problem is a great deal of society is ...

ISBN: 9781513613116

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The Routledge Handbook of Disability in Southern Africa

by Tsitsi Chataika

<p>This comprehensive ground-breaking southern African-centred collection spans the breadth of disability research and practice. Reputable and emerging scholars, together with disability advocates adopt a critical and interdisciplinary stance to

ISBN: 9781315278636

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The Virgin Suicides

Reverie, Sorrow and Young Love

by Justin Wyatt

<p>Based on the best-selling novel by Jeffrey Eugenides, <em>The Virgin Suicides</em> is director Sofia Coppola’s evocative debut feature of young love, sex, loss and family pressures in mid-1970s America. Acclaimed by both critics and audiences

ISBN: 9781351694728

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The War of My Generation

Youth Culture and the War on Terror

by David Kieran, Holly Swyers, Cindy Dell Clark & others

<p>Following the 9/11 attacks, approximately four million Americans have turned eighteen each year and more than fifty million children have been born. These members of the millennial and post-millennial generation have come of age in a moment ...

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The War of My Generation: Youth Culture and the War on Terror

by Kieran, David

<DIV><I>The War of My Generation</I> is the first essay collection to focus specifically on how the 9/11 terrorist attacks and their aftermath have shaped the newest generation of Americans. Drawing on a variety of disciplines including ...

ISBN: 9780813572635

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Three Roads to Magdalena

Coming of Age in a Southwest Borderland, 1890-1990

by David Wallace Adams

<p>“Someday,” Candelaria Garcia said to the author, “you will get all the stories.” It was a tall order, in Magdalena, New Mexico, a once booming frontier town where Navajo, Anglo, and Hispanic people have lived in shifting, sometimes separate, ...

ISBN: 9780700622559

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To the Bomb and Back: Finnish War Children Tell Their World War II Stories

by Saffle, Sue

<p> Between 1939 and 1945, some 80,000 Finnish children were sent to Sweden, Denmark, and elsewhere, ostensibly to protect them from danger while their nation's soldiers fought superior Soviet and German forces. This was the largest of all of ...

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Toy Stories

Photos of Children from Around the World and Their Favorite Things

by Gabriele Galimberti

<p>For over a year, the photographer and journal­ist Gabriele Galimberti visited more than 50 countries and created colorful images of boys and girls in their homes and neighborhoods with their most prized possessions: their toys. From Texas to ...

ISBN: 9781613129821

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Trafficked Children and Youth in the United States

Reimagining Survivors

by Elzbieta M. Gozdziak

<p>Trafficked children are portrayed by the media—and even by child welfare specialists—as hapless victims who are forced to migrate from a poor country to the United States, where they serve as sex slaves. But as Elzbieta M. Gozdziak reveals in

ISBN: 9780813575698

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Translating Childhoods: Immigrant Youth, Language, and Culture

by Orellana, Marjorie Faulstich

<DIV>Translating Childhoods, a unique contribution to the study of immigrant youth, explores the &quot;work&quot; children perform as language and culture brokers. Children shoulder basic and more complicated verbal exchanges for non-English ...

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