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  • 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$ 30.00

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

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

    Crown Publishing Group 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...

  • 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...

  • America's Child Care Problemby Barbara R. Bergmann; Suzanne W. Helburn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 33.00

    This title examines the views of key players in all facets of the child care industry: CEOs, politicians, policy advocates, foundation directors, child care providers, and parents and offers specific advice and guidelines for parents to use when selecting care. 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...