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  • Child Care Todayby Penelope Leach

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95

    Penelope Leach, the universally admired author of the best-selling classic Your Baby and Child, diagnoses the state of child care in America and the world today. Who is caring for today?s children? How well are they succeeding? What does care cost, and who is paying for it? Leach answers these and other urgent questions with facts and figures... more...

  • The Child in International Political Economyby Alison M.S. Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 46.95

    This pioneering volume argues for the inclusion of children, and the structure known as ?childhood?, as a permanent social category worthy of continued study within the discipline of international political economy (IPE). Fundamentally, and very simply, IPE is concerned with the dynamics of interaction across the economic and political domains; the... more...

  • TELEVISION VIOLENCEby UNKNOWN AUTHOR

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 119.00

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  • The Handbook of Children, Media and Developmentby Sandra L. Calvert; Barbara J. Wilson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 235.95

    The Handbook of Children, Media and Development bringstogether an interdisciplinary group of experts in the fields ofdevelopmental psychology, developmental science, communication, andmedicine to provide an authoritative, comprehensive look at theempirical research on media and media policies within thefield. 25 newly-commissioned essays bring... more...

  • Residential Care of Childrenby Mark E. Courtney; Dorota Iwaniec

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 37.99

    Introduction by the Editors (Mark E. Courtney and Dorota Iwaniec). 1. "Residential Care in Ireland" by Robbie Gilligan. 2. "Residential Care in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland" (Roger Bullock and Dominic McSherry). 3. "Swedish Residential Care in the Landscape of Out-of- Home Care" (Marie Sallnas ). 4. "Residential... more...

  • Coming to Careby Julia Brannen; June Statham; Ann Mooney

    Policy Press 2007; US$ 99.00

    This book provides fascinating insights into the factors that influence why people enter and leave care work, their motivations, understandings and experiences of their work and intersection of it with their family lives. more...

  • Children of the 21st Centuryby Prof. Shirley Dex; Professor Heather Joshi

    Policy Press 2005; US$ 39.95

    This book documents the early lives of almost 19,000 children born in the UK at the start of the 21st century, and their families. It is the first time that analysis of data from the hugely important Millennium Cohort Study, a longitudinal study following the progress of the children and their families, has been drawn together in a single volume. The... more...

  • Politicising Parenthood in Scandinaviaby Anne Lise Ellingsæter; Professor Arnlaug Leira

    Policy Press 2006; US$ 39.95

    How to respond to the needs of working parents has become a pressing social policy issue in contemporary Western Europe. This book highlights the politicising of parenthood in the Scandinavian welfare states - focusing on the relationship between parents and the state, and the ongoing renegotiations between the public and the private. more...

  • Children These Daysby Dr Nicola Madge

    Policy Press 2006; US$ 29.95

    What is it like to be a child growing up in Britain these days? Is it a happy time, or is there too much to worry about? What are the best and worst aspects of being a child today? Children these days draws on the accounts of over two thousand children, and five hundred adults, to examine the present day meaning of childhood and its implications for... more...

  • City Survivorsby Anne Power

    Policy Press 2007; US$ 36.95

    This book provides a unique insider view on the impact of neighbourhood conditions on family life and explores the prospects for families from the point of view of equality, integration, schools, work, community, regeneration and public services. more...