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- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 26.00
The first national sample study of its kind ever conducted in the US, which provides a comprehensive picture of young people's media behavior ever assembled. The book provides the first detailed examination of US young people's media use by examining the full array of media available to children and adolescents. more...
- Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2001; US$ 19.95
In this publication, the authors explore the experiences of those who have become known as "third culture kids" (TCKs) - children who grow up or spend a significant part of their childhood living abroad. The book is rich with real-life anecdotes and examines the nature of the TCK experience. more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
The Early Childhood Initiative (ECI), launched in Pittsburgh in 1996 to provide high-quality early care and education services to at-risk children, failed to achieve its goals. This report summarizes ECI's organizational history and analyses and explains its critical weaknesses. more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95
Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, Unequal Childhoods explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood today. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 170.00
An authoritative, accessible and up-to-date account of all aspects of child development. Written by an international team of leading experts everything from neonatal development to education, neuroscience, theories and research methods, physical development, social development, cognitive development, psychopathology and parenting are covered. Essential... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
The place of childhood in popular culture is one that invites new readings both on childhood itself, but also on approaches to studying childhood. Discussing different methods of researching children's popular culture, they argue that the interplay of the age of the players, the status of their popular culture, the transience of the objects, and indeed... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2003; US$ 34.95
Understanding Children: Foundations for quality is a thorough revision of this highly regarded and user-friendly text book. It offers students and early childhood professionals a practical framework on which to develop quality social interactions and environments. It is known that infants and young children are more likely to be secure and develop positive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 48.95
Does violence on TV lead to violent behaviour? How can parents influence children?s viewing? Fears over the effect of television on children have been around since it was invented. The recent explosion in the number of channels and new multimedia entertainment lends a new urgency to the discussion. This completely revised second edition of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 63.95
A text which addresses the relationship between childhood, competence and the social arenas of action in which children live their lives. Taking issue with the view that children are merely apprentice adults, the contributors develop a picture of children as competent, sophisticated social agents, focusing on the contexts which both enable and constrain... more...