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Children. Child development

  • TELEVISION VIOLENCEby UNKNOWN AUTHOR

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 114.00

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  • Young Children's Rightsby Priscilla Alderson; Rob Gayton; Mary John

    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...

  • The Fragmenting Familyby Brenda Almond

    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...

  • Children, Youth and Developmentby Nicola Ansell

    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...

  • Childrenby David Archard

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 33.95

    Whether children have rights is a debate that in recent years has spilled over into all areas of public life. It has never been more topical than now as the assumed rights of parents over their children is challenged on an almost daily basis. David Archard offers the first serious and sustained philosophical examination of children and their rights.... more...

  • Childrenby David Archard

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95

    Whether children have rights is a debate that in recent years has spilled over into all areas of public life. It has never been more topical than now as the assumed rights of parents over their children is challenged on an almost daily basis. David Archard offers the first serious and sustained philosophical examination of children and their rights.... more...

  • Observing Harryby Cath Arnold

    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...

  • The After-school Lives of Childrenby Deborah Belle

    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...

  • Social and Cognitive Development in the Context of Individual, Social, and Cultural Processesby Janette Benson; Catherine Raeff

    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...

  • 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...