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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95
This readable, informative and thought-provoking book is a compelling invitation to rethink our attitudes to young children's rights in the light of new theories, research and practical evidence about children's daily lives. It will be of interest to anyone who works with young children. more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 18.99
Brenda Almond throws down a timely challenge to liberal consensus about personal relationships. She maintains that the traditional family is fragmenting in Western societies, and that this fragmentation is a cause of serious social problems. She urges that we reconsider our attitudes to sex and reproduction in order to strengthen our most important... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 64.95
This text considers such issues as education, child labour, street children, child soldiers, refugees, child slaves, the impact of environmental change and hazards on children and how children can be enabled to participate in 'development'. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00
This book is about Harry, a determined little boy, who is intrinsically motivated to explore his world from an early age. His parents and grandparents find him so fascinating that they keep a written and video diary of Harry's play from when he is 8 months to five years. The author offers theories about how children learn and applies the theories to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 80.00
Based on research about after-school experiences and dilemmas conducted over a four-year period with employed parents and their children, this book draws on the stories these parents and children told--often using their actual words--to emphasize the wide variety of children's after-school arrangements, children's movement over time in and out of different... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 190.00
This volume showcases varied theoretical and empirical approaches to how individual, social and cultural factors shape development, and suggests new directions for future scholarship. more...
- 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...