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Children. Child development

  • Media and the Make-Believe Worlds of Childrenby Maya Gotz; Dafna Lemish; Hyesung Moon; Amy Aidman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Media and the Make-Believe Worlds of Children offers new insights into children's descriptions of their invented or "make-believe" worlds, and the role that the children's experience with media plays in creating these worlds. Based on the results of a cross-cultural study conducted in the United States, Germany, Israel, and South Korea, it offers... 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...

  • 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...

  • Young Children, Parents and Professionalsby Margaret Henry

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95

    As early year education and very early child care increase, parents and professionals face many difficult questions. What are the effects of early education on children? Are parents fulfilling their roles? What should teachers' roles be? Seldom asked are more basic questions: What are the fundamental needs of young children? Or parents? Or professionals?... more...

  • Research With Childrenby Pia Christensen; Allison James

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Research with Children is a unique resource book on the methodology of childhood research. Leading and new researchers within the social studies of childhood discuss central questions of epistemology and methodology, demonstrating the links between theory and practice. The theoretical and practical questions are set out in a clear and well-argued... more...

  • Children's Spacesby Mark Dudek

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 78.95

    This collection of essays is concerned with the experiences children have within the supervised worlds they inhabit, as well as with architecture and landscape architecture. International examples of innovative childcare practice are illustrated together with the design processes which informed their development. The emphasis here is on new and experimental... 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...

  • Churchill's Childrenby John Welshman

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 24.99

    We were dumped at a roundabout with our labels on. People pulled and tugged at the children they wanted. It was a bit like a cattle market... people just waded in. I went with a lady and her daughter - she was like a second Mum.'Alexander King, evacuated aged elevenBased on the stories of thirteen children and adults, Churchill's Children tells... more...

  • Theorizing the Sexual Child in Modernityby R. Danielle Egan; Gail Hawkes

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This ground-breaking work provides the first history of ideas about the sexual child in modernity. Beginning with twenty-first century panics about sexualization, the authors address why the sexual child excites such powerful emotions in the Anglophone west. more...

  • Parenting Around the Worldby Pranee Liamputtong

    eContent Management Pty Ltd 2009; US$ 110.00

    The edition is the result of a series of papers submitted independently, all of which have a focus on parenting matters and parenting practices that take place in very different parts of the world ? Thailand, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Iran, the United States of America, Greece and Australia. more...