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  • Socialising Childrenby Allison James

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    Drawing on children's narratives about their everyday life this book explores how children come to understand the process of socialization at home, at school and in the neighbourhood as an embodied and biographical experience. more...

  • Key Concepts in Childhood Studiesby Allison James; Adrian L James

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 46.00

    A new edition of this popular companion to childhood studies. The first edition was adopted heavily in both education and sociology departments, and the authors have made a timely, well-written update. more...

  • Constructing and Reconstructing Childhoodby Allison James; Alan Prout

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Social Identities Across The Life Courseby Jenny Hockey; Dr Allison James

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2002; US$ 99.95

    This text brings together sociological, anthropological and social policy perspectives on the life course with a view to developing the conceptual rigour of the term as well as to exploring the rich range of debates and issues it encompasses. Linking traditional sociological and anthropological concerns with more recent postmodern debates centred... more...

  • Research With Childrenby Pia Christensen; Allison James

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 53.95

    Research with Children is a unique resource book on the methodology of childhood research. Leading and new researchers within the social studies of childhood discuss central questions of epistemology and methodology, demonstrating the links between theory and practice. The theoretical and practical questions are set out in a clear and well-argued... more...

  • Identity Shiftby Allison Cerra; Christina James

    Wiley 2011; US$ 24.95

    Explore the intersection of technology and identity Does technology cause a shift in how we perceive our relationships and ourselves?   To find the answer, global communications leader Alcatel-Lucent commissioned an extensive research study. Subjects crossed geographic, generational, socioeconomic, and cultural boundaries. Hundreds of hours... more...

  • Demon from the Deep Endby James Allison; Dani Cruz

    The O'Brien Press 2009; US$ 8.74

    When Liam Brodie, his sister Sophie and horror-movie fan Evan are offered a free trip to Spain they jump at the chance. They?re not expecting to star in their own real-life horror story? From the moment they arrive there?s something amiss ? the weird hotel manager, the zombie-like guests and the insects everywhere ? not what they expected from a sun... more...

  • Cancer Immunotherapyby James Allison; Glen Dranoff

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 195.00

    For some time immunotherapy has been heralded as a breakthrough approach for cancer treatment. Although the potential of this strategy remains solid, the approach needs considerable refinement. Whilst some programmes are looking to increase the understanding of molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying the stimulation of antitumor immunity, others... more...

  • European Childhoodsby Dr Allison James; Professor Adrian L. James

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    The United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child resulted in even greater global awareness of the significance of children's rights and perspectives. The contributors to this book explore the extent to which children's interests are finding expression in different societies in Western Europe. more...

  • Key Concepts in Childhood Studiesby Professor Allison James; Professor Adrian L James

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 39.00

    A systematic, clear introduction to the expanding field of Childhood Studies. Valuable entries including Agency, Play and Welfare introduce key ideas and explore interwoven multi-disciplinary themes. Definitions, summaries and key words are developed and cross-referenced by the book's intelligent organisation and flow to explain in-depth issues... more...