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  • Twins 101by Khanh-Van Le-Bucklin

    Wiley 2008; US$ 17.95

    "A must-read for expectant or multitasking mothers of multiples byan academic pediatrician and mother of twins, Twins 101 provides practical tips and wise words in a readable style thatfits into the fast pace of these mothers’ lives." — Theodore Sectish, MD , associate professor ofpediatrics, Harvard Medical School; program director,Children’s... more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    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...

  • The Everything Toddler Bookby Linda Sonna

    F+W Media 2002; US$ 15.95

    The toddler years are an exciting and rewarding time, as your child learns to stand, walk, say words, and use the potty for the first time. Yet, along with all of these incredible milestones come all sorts of daunting parental challenges-from continuous cries in the middle of the night to the first boo-boos to erratic eating habits to public temper... more...

  • Cliquesby Charlene C. Giannetti; Margaret Sagarese

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2001; US$ 19.00

    In the first book to focus on the traumatic effects caused by cliques in our schools, an acclaimed parenting-advice team offers a fresh perspective and an innovative eight-step program to turn around the culture of cruelty that torments all students. There have always been "in crowds," but today's social pressures force children into explosive, destructive,... more...

  • Childhoodby Chris Jenks

    Routledge 1996; US$ 174.00

    In this fascinating book Chris Jenks thoroughly examines the concept of childhood. He focuses on the way the image of the child is played out in society, looking specifically at its image through history and the reality of child abuse. more...

  • Unequal Childhoodsby Helen Penn

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    An expert in her field, Helen Penn discusses the inequalities between and within countries of childhood poverty and how this poverty is recognized and defined through the following case-studies: Kazakhstan - once part of the Soviet Union Swaziland - a country in Southern Africa devastated by HIV and AIDS Himalayan India Brazil - one of the... more...

  • Mistress Ruby Ties It Togetherby Robin Shamburg

    Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 15.00

    Equal parts memoir, how-to and social satire, Mistress Ruby Ties it Together is a guided tour through New York's S underworld, where the author worked as a professional dominatrix to subsidize her writing career.  As Mistress Ruby, this former Catholic school girl took confessions from some of the country's most powerful men.  Within the sanctity... more...

  • Kids and Media in Americaby Donald F. Roberts; Ulla G. Foehr; Victoria J. Rideout; Mollyanne Brodie

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00

    This 2003 book was the first comprehensive national sample study of US young people's media use. more...

  • A Noble Bet in Early Care and Educationby Brian P. Gill; Jacob W. Dembosky; Joanthan P. Caulkins

    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...

  • Unequal Childhoodsby Annette Lareau

    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...