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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
In this fascinating book Chris Jenks thoroughly examines the concept of childhood. He focuses on the way the image of the child is played out in society, looking specifically at its image through history and the reality of child abuse. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 200.00
What part has religion played in the history of child-rearing? How do we persuade children to behave rationally and how should we exercise adult authority? What use do we make of their innocence and how do we cope with their sexuality? Has history left us with ideas about the child which make no sense in the prevailing conditions of the late twentieth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
Research with Children is a new resource book on the methodology of childhood research. Leading and new researchers within the social studies of childhood discuss epistemology and methodology, showing the links between theory and practice. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
This book traces the historical roots of Western culture's stories of childhood in which the child is subjugated to the adult. Going back 400 years, it looks again at Hamlet, fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm, and Walt Disney cartoons. Inventing the Child is a highly entertaining, humorous, and at times acerbic account of what it means to be a child... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 78.95
This collection of essays is concerned with the experiences children have within the supervised worlds they inhabit, as well as with architecture and landscape architecture. International examples of innovative childcare practice are illustrated together with the design processes which informed their development. The emphasis here is on new and experimental... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 80.95
This new work summarizes the research on all forms of media on children, looking at how much time they spend with media everyday, television programming and its impact on children, how advertising has changed to appeal directly to children and the effects on children and the consumer behavior of parents, the relationship between media use and scholastic... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2009; US$ 110.00
The edition is the result of a series of papers submitted independently, all of which have a focus on parenting matters and parenting practices that take place in very different parts of the world ? Thailand, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Iran, the United States of America, Greece and Australia. more...
- Center Street 2009; US$ 8.99
When Olivia Bruner saw video games overtaking her young sons' lives, she decided to learn the facts behind addiction. What she found was shocking: that most games are designed to be highly addictive-triggering physiological reactions in the brain similar to those associated with substance abuse-and that one out of five kids becomes addicted to computer... more...