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  • Children's Childhoodsby Berry Mayall

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • Shaping Childhoodby Roger Cox

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 210.00

    What part has religion played in the history of child-rearing? How do we persuade children to behave rationally and how should we exercise adult authority? What use do we make of their innocence and how do we cope with their sexuality? Has history left us with ideas about the child which make no sense in the prevailing conditions of the late twentieth... more...

  • The Making of Citizensby David Buckingham

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    Based on research conducted in Britain and the US, The Making of Citizens traces the dynamic complexities of young people's interpretations of news, and their judgements about the ways in which key social and political issues are represented. Rather than bemoaning young people's ignorance, he argues that we need to rethink what counts as political... more...

  • Childhood Studiesby Jean Mills; Richard Mills

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 58.95

    The nature of childhood, the consideration of whether a certain age denotes innocence or not, and the desire to teach good citizenship to our children are all issues commonly discussed by today's media. This book brings together a variety of perspectives on the study of childhood: how this has been treated historically and how such a concept is developing... more...

  • Challenging Macho Valuesby JONATHAN Salisbury

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95

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

  • Children, Youth and Developmentby Nicola Ansell

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 64.95

    Children constitute a large part of the population of developing countries. Throughout the developing world, experiences of childhood are extremely diverse, both between places and between children in particular places, from the international level through to the different treatment of a boy and a girl within the same household. This informative... more...

  • Children Talking Televisionby David Buckingham University of London Institute of Education.

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95

    Is television harmful to children? Does it destroy imagination, provode delinquency and violence, undermine family life and have other detrimental effects on children?; The author, himself a parent, teacher and researcher investigates the complex ways in which children actively make meaning and take pleasure from television. Chapters cover the popular... more...

  • Childhoodby David Bohm

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In this book Chris Jenks looks at what the ways in which we construct our image of childhood can tell us about ourselves. After a general discussion of the social construction of childhood, the book is structured around three examples of the way the image of the child is played out in society: the history of childhood from medieval times through... more...