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Child Development

  • What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy. Second Editionby James Paul Gee

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    James Paul Gee begins his classic book with "I want to talk about video games--yes, even violent video games--and say some positive things about them." With this simple but explosive statement, one of America's most well-respected educators looks seriously at the good that can come from playing video games. In this revised edition, new games like... more...

  • The Moral Geographies of Children, Young People and Foodby Jo Pike; Peter Kelly

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book takes Jamie Oliver's campaign for better school meals as a starting point for thinking about morally charged concerns relating to young people's nutrition, health and well-being, parenting, and public health 'crises' such as obesity. The authors show how these debates are always about the moral project of the self. more...

  • The Moral Geographies of Children, Young People and Foodby Jo Pike; Peter Kelly

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book takes Jamie Oliver's campaign for better school meals as a starting point for thinking about morally charged concerns relating to young people's nutrition, health and well-being, parenting, and public health 'crises' such as obesity. The authors show how these debates are always about the moral project of the self. more...

  • Children and Bordersby Spyros Spyrou; Miranda Christou

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This collection brings together an interdisciplinary pool of scholars to explore the relationship between children and borders with richly-documented ethnographic studies from around the world. The book provides a penetrating account of how borders affect children's lives and how children play a constitutive role in the social life of borders. more...

  • The Science of Playby Susan G. Solomon

    University Press of New England 2014; US$ 39.99

    Links ways children thrive to the design of playgrounds more...

  • Family-Centred Assessment and Intervention in Pediatric Rehabilitationby Mary Law

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Family-Centred Assessment and Intervention in Pediatric Rehabilitation analyzes the effectiveness of Family-Centred Services (FCS) for children with disabilities or chronic illnesses. This text provides you with the exact definition of FCS and offers proof that parent involvement in children's treatment greatly enhances therapy. You can use the suggestions... more...

  • The Government of Childhoodby Karen M. Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Grounded in the Foucauldian literature on governmentality and drawing on a broad range of disciplines, this book examines the government of childhood in the West from the early modern period to the present. The book deals with three key time-periods and examines shifts in the conceptualization and regulation of childhood and child-rearing. more...

  • Children and Youth During the Gilded Age and Progressive Eraby James Marten; Paula S. Fass

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.95

    In the decades after the Civil War, urbanization, industrialization, and immigration marked the start of the Gilded Age, a period of rapid economic growth but also social upheaval. Reformers responded to the social and economic chaos with a ?search for order,? as famously described by historian Robert Wiebe. Most reformers agreed that one of the nation?s... more...

  • Rebuilding Attachments with Traumatized Childrenby Richard Kagan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Learn to build the trust you need to help children in crisis! Rebuilding Attachments with Traumatized Children: Healing from Losses, Violence, Abuse, and Neglect is a therapeutic guide to helping troubled children move beyond the traumatic experiences that haunt them. Author Dr. Richard Kagan, Director of Psychological Services for Parsons Child... more...

  • Overcoming Childhood Sexual Traumaby Sheri Oz; Sarah-Jane Ogiers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Go beyond the pain and fear of sexual abuse to heal the trauma Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) can be a physically and emotionally painful soul-shattering experience that can traumatize a person for a lifetime. The Wall of Fear: Crossing the Wall from Trauma to Recovery from Childhood Sexual Abuse is a unique exploration of the subjective experiences... more...