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  • Focus on Fatheringby Robin Sullivan

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2003; US$ 29.95

    Focus on Fathering discusses the fascinating, moving, and often contradictory role in which Australian men find themselves as fathers: ?What is a good father these days? ?What is it fathers provide that is so influential to a child?s development? ?Is fathering importantly different to mothering? ?Is it a role that a single mother or a substitute... more...

  • Wired Upby Sue Howard

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95

    For many years now, studies rejecting the idea of a direct causal link between the media and children's behaviour and beliefs, have been generating insights into children's interactions with all kinds of media forms. This book is designed as an accessible introduction to these important research findings, for students of cultural and communication... more...

  • Developmental Contexts in Middle Childhoodby Aletha C. Huston; Marika N. Ripke

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 32.00

    This book, first published in 2006, presents research about experiences in middle childhood that forecast children's future development. more...

  • Sibling Identity and Relationshipsby Rosalind Edwards; Lucy Hadfield; Helen Lucey; Melanie Mauthner

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 55.95

    Sibling Identity and Relationships explores the special place that siblings occupy in the lives of children and young people, providing new insights into sibling identity and relationships. Drawing on social constructionist and psychodynamic perspectives, it discusses who constitutes a sibling, emotional connections and separations, conflict and... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...