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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Studying Childhood and Early Childhoodby Ms Kay Sambell; Sue Miller; Mel Gibson

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 31.95

    "An excellent contribution to the literature, the text is clear and dynamic.  Extremely useful for new students, those wanting to work in Children's Services and those returning to study." -Margy Whalley Pen Green Centre, Corby Are you looking for a handy guide to childhood and early childhood studies? Concentrating on the skills that students... more...

  • Children, Place and Identityby Jonathan Scourfield; Bella Dicks; Mark Drakeford; Andrew Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 66.95

    In this, the first sociology book to consider the important issue of how children identify with place and nation, the authors use original research and international case studies to explore this topic in depth. The book is rooted in original qualitative research the authors conducted with a diverse sample of children (aged eight to eleven) across... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    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...