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  • 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...

  • Assessing the Validity of the Qualistar Early Learning Quality Rating and Improvement System as a Tool for Improving Child-Care Qualityby Gail L. Zellman; Michal Perlman; Vi Nhuan Le

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    Assesses the validity of Qualistar Early Learning’s child-care quality rating and improvement system, which was designed to make child-care quality transparent and improve the quality of care in participating providers. more...

  • Time To Careby Joan Lombardi

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 25.95

    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...

  • Working with Childrenby Tom Billington

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 50.00

    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...

  • The Newborn as a Personby J. Kevin Nugent; Bonnie Petrauskas; T. Berry Brazelton

    Wiley 2008; US$ 105.00

    Advances in the fields of psychology and psychiatry have bolstered the perspective that infants are not the passive recipients of sensory stimulation as it was once thought. Built on T. Berry Brazelton s paradigm-shifting work on the individuality of infants, this book provides relevant information on the necessity for family-centered intervention... more...

  • Father Knows Lessby Wendell Jamieson

    Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 13.95

    Kids ask the darndest questions?and the answers make for a ?funny and fascinating?( Publishers Weekly ) book. Wendell Jamieson?s son, Dean, has always had a penchant for asking odd questions. ?Dad, what would hurt more?getting run over by a car, or getting stung by a jellyfish?? ?Dad, why do policemen like donuts?? ?Dad, does Mona Lisa wear shoes??... more...

  • Researching Children's Experienceby Sheila Greene; Diane Hogan

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 74.00

    `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...

  • 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...

  • Girls, Boys and Junior Sexualitiesby Emma Renold

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    Girls, Boys and Junior Sexualities takes an insightful and in-depth look at the hidden worlds of young children's sexualities. Based upon extensive group interviews and observation, the author illustrates how sexuality is embedded in children's school-based cultures and gender identities. From examining children's own views and experiences, the... more...