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  • Childcare, Choice and Class Practicesby Carol Vincent; Stephen J. Ball

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 61.95

    Childcare is a topic that is frequently in the media spotlight and continues to spark heated debate in the UK and around the world. This book presents an in-depth study of childcare policy and practice, examining middle class parents? choice of childcare within the wider contexts of social class and class fractions, social reproduction, gendered responsibilities... more...

  • What in the World Are Your Kids Doing Online?by Lpc Barbara Med Melton; Susan Msw Lisw-Cp Shankle

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 14.00

    Texting. Blogging. IMing. Technology that has become second nature to our children remains uncharted territory for many parents. What in the World Are Your Kids Doing Online? tells you everything you need to know to navigate the parenting issues technology raises, and arms you with the tools you need to protect your children. This comprehensive,... more...

  • 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...

  • Ethical Research with Childrenby Ann Farrell

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    This book focuses on doing ethical research with children in today's climate of increased globalization, surveillance and awareness of children as competent research participants. It covers a range of conceptual, methodological and procedural issues, and provides a framework for doing ethical research with children. Written by international experts... more...

  • Authentic Relationships in Group Care for Infants and Toddlers ? Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE) Principles into Practiceby Stephanie Petrie; Sue Owen

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 32.95

    Underpinned by research on meeting the developmental and attachment needs of infants, this book offers advice on how to encourage curiosity, confidence and emotional security in young children. This model supports children's development without relying on expensive resources, and enables a coherent care strategy to be applied across services. more...

  • Infancy in Americaby Alice Sterling Honig

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 185.00

    The latest findings on the mental, emotional, and physical life of the human infant, presented in nontechnical language and user-friendly A?Z format. Even though humans have been bouncing infants on their knees for well over 50,000 years, the study of infancy is, surprisingly, in its infancy. more...

  • Media and the American Childby George Comstock; Erica Scharrer

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...