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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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American Child Bride

A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

by Nicholas L. Syrett

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 in ...

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American Girls and Global Responsibility

A New Relation to the World during the Early Cold War

by Professor Jennifer Helgren

<DIV><I>American Girls and Global Responsibility</I> 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

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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 ...

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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. ...

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Caring for Children

Social Movements and Public Policy in Canada

by Rachel Langford, Patrizia Albanese & Susan Prentice

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Childhoods

Growing up in Aotearoa New Zealand

by Nancy Higgins & Claire Freeman

<div>Children are citizens with autonomy and rights identified by international agencies and United Nations conventions, but these rights are not readily enforceable. Some of the worst levels of child poverty and poor health in the OECD, as well

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Childhoods: Growing up in Aotearoa New Zealand

by Higgins, Nancy

<div>Children are citizens with autonomy and rights identified by international agencies and United Nations conventions, but these rights are not readily enforceable. Some of the worst levels of child poverty and poor health in the OECD, as well

ISBN: 9781927322512

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Children Affected by Armed Conflict

Theory, Method, and Practice

by Bree Akesson & Myriam Denov

<DIV>Societal turbulence, state collapse, religious and ethnic conflict, poverty, hunger, and social exclusion all underlie children’s involvement in armed conflict. Drawing from empirical studies in eleven conflict-ridden countries, including ...

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Children and Decision Making

by Butler, Ian

This book examines how children negotiate their involvement in family functioning, rule making and day-to-day decision making. ...

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Children of Palestine: Experiencing Forced Migration in the Middle East

by Chatty, Dawn

<p> Palestinian children and young people living both within and outside of refugee camps in the Middle East are the focus of this book. For more than half a century these children and their caregivers have lived a temporary existence in the ...

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Children of Reunion

Vietnamese Adoptions and the Politics of Family Migrations

by Allison Varzally

In 1961, the U.S. government established the first formalized provisions for intercountry adoption just as it was expanding America's involvement with Vietnam. Adoption became an increasingly important portal of entry into American society for ...

ISBN: 9781469630922

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Children's Perspectives on Believing and Belonging

by Smith, Greg

Based on interviews with 100 pupils, this book explores children's religious identity and experiences in their own words. It provides valuable insights for educators and other professionals. ...

ISBN: 9781907969584

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Children's Rights

Today's Global Challenge

by John Wall

<span><span>This accessible and authoritative book provides the first systematic overview of the global children’s rights movement. It introduces both beginners and experts to child and youth rights in all their theoretical, historical, ...

ISBN: 9781442249783

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Children's Understanding of their Sibling Relationships

by Hadfield, Lucy

This book explores draws on original research to explore how children in middle childhood understand and experience sibling relationships. ...

ISBN: 9781907969607

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Co-Sleeping

Parents, Children, and Musical Beds

by Susan D. Stewart

<span><span>Co-sleeping—parents and children sharing a bed—can be a fraught topic for parents. Some experts recommend parents never bring children into bed with them, while other experts extol the benefits of parents and children sharing a sleep

ISBN: 9781442249066

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Complicated Lives

Girls, Parents, Drugs, and Juvenile Justice

by Vera Lopez

<DIV><I>Complicated Lives</I> focuses on the lives of sixty-five drug-using girls in the juvenile justice system (living in group homes, a residential treatment center, and a youth correctional facility) who grew up in families characterized by ...

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