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Above the Death Pits, Beneath the Flag: Youth Voyages to Poland and the Performance of Israeli National Identity

by Feldman, Jackie

<p> Israeli youth voyages to Poland are one of the most popular and influential forms of transmission of Holocaust memory in Israeli society. Through intensive participant observation, group discussions, student diaries, and questionnaires, the

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Affect, Emotion, and Children’s Literature

Representation and Socialisation in Texts for Children and Young Adults

by Kristine Moruzi, Michelle J. Smith & Elizabeth Bullen

<p>This volume explores the relationship between representation, affect, and emotion in texts for children and young adults. It demonstrates how texts for young people function as tools for emotional socialisation, enculturation, and political ...

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Agency, Gender and Economic Development in the World Economy 1850–2000

Testing the Sen Hypothesis

by Jan Luiten van Zanden, Auke Rijpma & Jan Kok

<p>How has ‘agency’ – or the ability to define and act upon one’s goals – contributed to global long-term economic development during the last 150 years? This book asserts that autonomous decision making, and female agency in particular, ...

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American Child Bride

A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

by Nicholas L. Syrett

<p>Most in the United States likely associate the concept of the child bride with the mores and practices of the distant past. But Nicholas L. Syrett challenges this assumption in his sweeping and sometimes shocking history of youthful marriage ...

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American Girls and Global Responsibility

A New Relation to the World during the Early Cold War

by Professor Jennifer Helgren

<p><em>American Girls and Global Responsibility</em> brings together insights from Cold War culture studies, girls’ studies, and the history of gender and militarization to shed new light on how age and gender work together to form categories of

ISBN: 9780813575810

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Armies of the Young: Child Soldiers in War and Terrorism

by Rosen, David M.

<DIV>Children have served as soldiers throughout history. They fought in the American Revolution, the Civil War, and in both world wars. They served as uniformed soldiers, camouflaged insurgents, and even suicide bombers. Indeed, the first ...

ISBN: 9780813537832

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Being a Parent

Unchanging Values in a Changing World

by Karl S. Bernhardt

<p>During his thirty years with the Institute of Child Study of the University of Toronto the late Dr. Karl S. Bernhardt wrote hundreds of articles and gave hundreds of talks to parents on the best way to bring up children. His philosophy is ...

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Between Generations

Collaborative Authorship in the Golden Age of Children's Literature

by Victoria Ford Smith

<p><em>Between Generations</em> is a multidisciplinary volume that reframes children as powerful forces in the production of their own literature and culture by uncovering a tradition of creative, collaborative partnerships between adults and ...

ISBN: 9781496813381

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Born to Fail?: The National Children's Bureau reports on striking differences in the lives of British

by Wedge, Peter

Based on the National Child Development Study, this ebook is about children and about Britain. ...

ISBN: 9781905818587

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Caring for Children

Social Movements and Public Policy in Canada

by Rachel Langford, Patrizia Albanese & Susan Prentice

<p>Social inequality. Selective political attention. Insufficient funding and access. <em>Caring for Children</em> provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary examination of the crisis in care for Canadian children and their caregivers. The ...

ISBN: 9780774834315

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Child Labour Dimensions And Determinants

by Kiran Upadhyay

<p>Child labor is work that harms children or keeps them from attending school. Around the world, growing gaps between rich and poor in recent decades have forced millions of young children out of school and into work. The International Labor ...

ISBN: 9789388040105

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Child Pain, Migraine, and Invisible Disability

by Susan Honeyman

<p>In the twenty-first century there is increasing global recognition of pain relief as a basic human right. However, as Susan Honeyman argues in this new take on child pain and invisible disability, such a belief has historically been driven by

ISBN: 9781315460918

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Child Psychotherapy

Integrating Developmental Theory into Clinical Practice

by Robbie Adler-Tapia, PhD

<p>All too often children are diagnosed and medicated without the consideration that their symptoms may actually be a healthy response to stressful life events. This integrative guide for mental health practitioners who work with children ...

ISBN: 9780826106742

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Child Soldiers in the Western Imagination

From Patriots to Victims

by David M Rosen

<DIV>When we hear the term “child soldiers,” most Americans imagine innocent victims roped into bloody conflicts in distant war-torn lands like Sudan and Sierra Leone. Yet our own history is filled with examples of children involved in ...

ISBN: 9780813572895

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Child Soldiers in the Western Imagination: From Patriots to Victims

by Rosen, David M

<DIV>In this daring new study, anthropologist David M. Rosen investigates how our perceptions of the child soldier have changed radically over the past two centuries. Examining everything from Andrew Jackson&rsquo;s time as an adolescent ...

ISBN: 9780813563725

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Child Survivors of the Holocaust

The Youngest Remnant and the American Experience

by Dr. Beth B. Cohen

<p>The majority of European Jewish children alive in 1939 were murdered during the Holocaust. Of 1.5 million children, only an estimated 150,000 survived. In the aftermath of the Shoah, efforts by American Jews brought several thousand of these ...

ISBN: 9780813584980

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Child Welfare And Society

by Mahjabeen Khanam

<p>A society that does not tend to the welfare of its children, its future generations, hastens its own demise. The protection of children is a value shared by all cultures and communities around the globe. In almost all societies, ...

ISBN: 9789388040129

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Childhood and Pethood in Literature and Culture

New Perspectives in Childhood Studies and Animal Studies

by Anna Feuerstein & Carmen Nolte-Odhiambo

<p>Bringing together new perspectives in childhood studies and animal studies, this bookis the first collection to critically address the manifold alignments and frequent co-constitutions of children and pets in our families, our cultures, and ...

ISBN: 9781315386201

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Childhood and the Production of Security

by J MARSHALL BEIER

<p>Responding to security scholars’ puzzling dearth of attention to children and childhoods, the contributors to this volume reveal the ways in which they not only are already present in security discourses but are actually indispensable to them

ISBN: 9781317240419

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781317201120

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