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  • Unequal Childhoodsby Annette Lareau

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, Unequal Childhoods explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood today. more...

  • Awakening Children's Mindsby Laura E. Berk

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 17.99

    With many examples, this book examines thinking about child rearing and early education. more...

  • The Cute and the Coolby Gary S. Cross

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 49.99

    The cute child -- spunky, yet dependent, naughty but nice -- is largely a 20th-century invention. In this book, Gary Cross examines how that look emerged in American popular culture and how the cute turned into the cool, seemingly its opposite, in stories and games. more...

  • We Don't Play with Guns Hereby Penny Holland

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    War, weapon and superhero play has been banned in many early childhood settings for over 30 years. This book explores the development and application of a zero tolerance approach through the eyes of children and practitioners. The author challenges the key rationale for linking aggressive play themes to violent behaviour. She examines play where children... more...

  • Idolising Childrenby Daniel Donahoo

    University of NSW Press 2007; US$ 25.95

    Obsessed with our own youth and wanting perfect, genius children who live in a world of designer clothes and toys, this title says it's time for us to find new ways of parenting and a new kind of childhood. It asks us to respect children and allow them to experience childhood with all its ups and downs. more...

  • Resilience in Children, Families, and Communitiesby Bonnie Leadbeater; Robert J. McMahon; Ray DeV. Peters

    Springer 2006; US$ 129.00

    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...

  • Theorizing the Sexual Child in Modernityby R. Danielle Egan; Gail Hawkes

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This ground-breaking work provides the first history of ideas about the sexual child in modernity. Beginning with twenty-first century panics about sexualization, the authors address why the sexual child excites such powerful emotions in the Anglophone west. more...

  • Young Children, Parents and Professionalsby Margaret Henry

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Childhoodby Chris Jenks

    Routledge 1996; US$ 174.00

    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...

  • Research With Childrenby Pia Christensen; Allison James

    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...