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  • Harm and Offence in Media Contentby Andrea Millwood Hargrave; Sonia Livingstone

    Intellect 2006; US$ 10.00

    In today?s media and communications environment, pressing questions arise regarding the media?s potential for harm, especially in relation to children. This book offers a unique and comprehensive analysis of the latest research on contentrelated media harm and offence. For the first time, a balanced, critical account brings together findings on both... more...

  • Childhood and Societyby Nick Lee

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 46.00

    Argues that in the early twenty-first century, 'growing up' can no longer be understood as a movement toward personal completion and stability. This book also charts the emergence of the conceptual and institutional divisions between adult 'human beings' and child 'human becomings' over the course of the modern era. more...

  • Researching Children's Perspectivesby Ann Lewis; Geoff Lindsay

    McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 47.00

    Addresses the issues and practicalities surrounding the obtaining of children's views, particularly in the research context. This book examines five aspects of theoretical and conceptual issues - ethical issues and codes of conduct, children's rights, the legal perspective, developmental dimensions and sociological issues. more...

  • Forming Ethical Identities in Early Childhood Playby Brian Edmiston

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 48.95

    Through compelling examples, Brian Edmiston presents the case for why and how adults should play with young children to create with them a 'workshop for life'. In a chapter on 'mythic play' Edmiston confronts adult discomfort over children's play with pretend weapons, as he encourages adults both to support children's desires to experience in imagination... more...

  • American Babiesby Elizabeth A. Reedy

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 40.00

    This volume explores the history of babies in the United States from 1900 to the present, covering such issues as attitudes toward babies and significant advances in the health of babies. more...

  • Young Children's Rightsby Priscilla Alderson; Mary John; Rob Gayton

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 32.95

    This readable, informative and thought-provoking book is a compelling invitation to rethink our attitudes to young children's rights in the light of new theories, research and practical evidence about children's daily lives. It will be of interest to anyone who works with young children. more...

  • Children of Divorceby John H. Harvey; Mark A. Fine

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    Children of Divorce features excerpts of stories collected from hundreds of young people. The narratives embrace such themes as despair, chaos in the family, and "missing" dads. The volume paints a picture of the pain, the hope, and the resiliency shown by young adults while in the throes of divorce and in the years to follow. These poignant narratives... more...

  • The Faces of Televisual Mediaby Edward L. Palmer; Brian M. Young

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 66.95

    This collection offers original, state-of-the-art contributions from leading authorities in children's televisual media. International researchers from communication and psychology provide readers with ready access to current televisual research, trends, and policymaking/political climate issues pertaining to children. This second edition provides... more...

  • Children and Sexualityby Professor George Rousseau

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 35.00

    Children and Sexuality probes the hidden relations between children and sexuality in case studies from the Greeks to the Great War. The lives reconstructed here extend from Greek Alcibiades to Lewis Carroll and Baden-Powell, each recounted with scrupulous vigilance to detail and nuance. more...

  • Only-Child Experience and Adulthoodby Dr Bernice Sorensen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    This book examines only-child experience in global perspective and offers an insight into the dilemmas and challenges only-children face as adults. Explored from both a social and psychological perspective, it reveals the complexity and multidimensional nature of the private and public worlds of the only-child. more...