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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Children's Geographiesby Sarah L. Holloway; Gill Valentine

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 79.95

    Children's Geographies is an overview of a rapidly expanding area of cutting edge research. Drawing on original research and extensive case studies in Europe, North and South America, Africa and Asia, the book analyses children's experiences of playing, living and learning. The diverse case studies range from an historical analysis of gender relationss... 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...

  • Parental Control of Television Broadcastingby Monroe E. Price; Stefaan Verhulst; Dee H. Andrews; Harold F. O'Neil

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 58.95

    This project, originally developed for the European Community, examines parental roles in controlling television programs watched by children in Europe. The structure of the study includes: *an analysis of the technical devices available to assist in parental control of television broadcasting services, including descriptions of devices, their cost,... 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...

  • Social Interaction and the Development of Knowledgeby Jeremy I.M. Carpendale; Ulrich Mller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Written by highly respected theorists in psychology and philosophy, the chapters in this book explicate and address fundamental epistemological issues involved in the problem of the relationship between the individual and the collective. Different theoretical viewpoints are presented on this relationship, as well as between the nature of rationality... more...

  • Television and Child Developmentby Judith Van Evra

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95

    Television continues to play a major role in the lives of most children and adolescents, but current research also reflects the explosive growth in new technologies and their widespread use by young people. Integrating information from communication literature as well as from child development and other psychological domains, author Judith Van Evra... more...