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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Why Youth is Not Wasted on the Youngby David F. Bjorklund

    Wiley 2009; US$ 43.95 US$ 38.09

    Why Youth is Not Wasted on the Young examines the nature of childhood through an evolutionary lens and argues that childhood is an essential stage of development with its own unique purposes, separate from those of adulthood; a time of growth and discovery that should not be rushed. Written by a renowned developmental psychologist Examines... more...

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

    Springer US 2006; US$ 105.88

    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...

  • Warring Parents, Wounded Children, and the Wretched World of Child Custodyby Joseph Helmreich; Paul Marcus

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 40.00

    This collection of moving, deeply insightful and sometimes shocking cautionary tales created from actual court cases shed light on the modern day horrors of child custody disputes. 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...

  • Child Development and Behaviour 0 - 8by Maria Robinson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    Understanding child development is crucial for early years practitioners and knowledge of children and their development underpins effective practice. This book offers an overview from a range of sources including: developmental, evolutionary and cognitive psychology, biology sensory information, attachment theory, and neuroscience research. 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...

  • 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...