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  • Children & Televisionby Barrie Gunter; Jill McAleer

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Does violence on TV lead to violent behaviour? How can parents influence children?s viewing? Fears over the effect of television on children have been around since it was invented. The recent explosion in the number of channels and new multimedia entertainment lends a new urgency to the discussion. This completely revised second edition of... more...

  • Toys and Play for the Handicapped Childby Barbara Riddick

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 67.95

    First published in 1982. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Children, Place and Identityby Jonathan Scourfield; Bella Dicks; Mark Drakeford; Andrew Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 66.95

    In this, the first sociology book to consider the important issue of how children identify with place and nation, the authors use original research and international case studies to explore this topic in depth. The book is rooted in original qualitative research the authors conducted with a diverse sample of children (aged eight to eleven) across... more...

  • Reclaiming Childhoodby Helene Guldberg

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95

    Children are cooped up, passive, apathetic and corrupted by commerce? or so we are told. Reclaiming Childhood confronts the dangerous myths spun about modern childhood. Yes, children today are losing out on many experiences past generations took for granted, but their lives have improved in so many other ways. This book exposes the stark consequences... more...

  • Children In Familiesby Julia Brannen; Margaret O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95

    Much academic work on families and households has focused in the past on the adult members. However, a surge of interest in children's issues has occurred recently in the social sciences. A key theoretical assumption in this area of research is that children's relationships and cultures are worthy of study in their own right and that children play... more...

  • Hearing the Voices of Childrenby Christine Hallett; Alan Prout

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95

    Hearing the Voices of Children provides a fresh perspective on social policy. At the heart of the book is the emergence of 'children's voices' and the implications of this for social policy. The authors argue that children's voices should be heard much more strongly in the process of policy formation at all levels. Although there is growing support... more...

  • It's So Much Work to Be Your Friendby Richard Lavoie

    Touchstone 2005; US$ 18.00

    As any parent, teacher, coach, or caregiver of a learning disabled child knows, every learning disability has a social component. The ADD child constantly interrupts conversations and doesn't follow directions. The child with visual-spatial issues loses his belongings and causes his siblings to be late to school. The child with paralinguistic difficulties... more...

  • A Mother's Jobby Elizabeth Rose

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 59.99

    Americans today live with conflicting ideas about day care. We criticize mothers who choose not to stay at home, but we pressure women on welfare to leave their children behind. We recognize the benefits of early childhood education, but do not provide it as a public right until children enter kindergarten. Our children are priceless, but we pay minimum... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...