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  • Babies and Young Children in Careby Chris Dearden; Harriet Ward; Emily Munro

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 85.00

    Babies and Young Children in Care examines why babies enter care or accommodation and why securing their long-term future can be a lengthy process. It analyses the circumstances, characteristics and experiences of these young children before, during and after being looked after, including reasons for changes of carer and placement disruptions. more...

  • Time To Careby Joan Lombardi

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 26.95

    In this important work, Joan Lombardi, one of Americas foremost experts on child care, shows how our current system is not meeting the needs of America's families and describes a vision for redesigning this system to promote healthy child and youth development. Both as an expert and as a parent, the author guides the reader through the problems that... more...

  • Children at the Millenniumby Timothy J Owens; Sandra L. Hofferth

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 135.00

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  • Key Indicators of Child and Youth Well-Beingby Brett Brown

    Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2007; US$ 49.95

    Indicators of child and youth well-being are indispensable tools for improving the lives of children. This book reviews the progress made in the measurement, collection, dissemination, and use of indicators of child and youth well-being. more...

  • Growing up Globalby Cindi Katz

    University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 75.00

    Growing Up Global examines global change through children?s lives in two seemingly disparate places: New York City and Sudan.The book?s core is a study of children in a Sudanese village that was included in a state-sponsored agricultural program. Shifting her focus to working-class families in New York City, Cindy Katz exposes connections with the... more...

  • The Child in the World/The World in the Childby Marianne N. Bloch; Devorah Kennedy; Theodora Lightfoot; Dar Weyenberg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 37.00

    The contributors look at universalizing discourses concerning young children across the globe, which purport to describe everyone in a scientific and neutral way, but actually create mechanisms through which children are divided and excluded. The contributors to this book employ post-structuralist, postcolonial, and feminist theoretical frameworks. more...

  • Resilience in Children, Families, and Communitiesby Ray D. Peters; Bonnie Leadbeater; Robert J. McMahon

    Springer US 2006; US$ 149.00

    Despite the numerous benefits derived from major technological and medical innovations of the past century, we continue to live in a world rife with significant social problems and challenges. Children continue to be born into lives of poverty; others must confront daily their parent's mental illness or substance abuse; still others live amid chronic... more...

  • Researching Children's Experienceby Sheila Greene; Diane Hogan

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 59.00

    `Strongly recommended as it provides a very useful overview of a range of methods, mainly textual, for exploring children's experiences. These accounts are placed well in the broader conceptual frameworks concerning both methodologies and ethical considerations' - Educational Review 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...

  • Working with Childrenby Tom Billington

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 40.00

    Written for professionals working with children and young people who require support, assessment or intervention at home or in school, this interdisciplinary book explores everything from the legislative background and foundations of ideas in the social sciences, to dealing with children's distress, fear or special needs in professional practice. more...