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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • Skeletons in the Closetby Aysan Sev?er; Jan E. Trost

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2011; US$ 17.95

    Family conflict has traditionally been studied by researchers who are at a safe intellectual distance from the families under their study. In Skeletons in the Closet , and in line with feminist research methodologies, the hierarchical distance between researcher and subject is broken down. All of the contributors to this volume are academics, and... more...

  • Augusta, Goneby Martha Tod Dudman

    Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 23.00

    "I'm not telling you where I am. Don't try to find me." Remember Go Ask Alice? Augusta, Gone is the memoir Alice's mother never wrote. A single parent, Martha Tod Dudman is sure she is giving her two children the perfect life, sheltering them from the wild tumult of her own youth. But when Augusta turns fifteen, things start to happen: first... more...

  • Take Action!by Marc Kielburger; Craig Kielburger

    Wiley 2002; US$ 16.95 US$ 14.50

    * Raise awareness * Start a club * Use the media * Make a difference * Get involved * Choose an issue * Build a team * Have fun! Make a difference in your hometown and around the world! Inspired by the vision, spirit, and activities of thousands of kids working to improve the lives of others, Take Action! shows how you, too, can change the world.... more...

  • Comparative Youth Cultureby Mike Brake

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Mike Brake suggests that subcultures develop in response to social problems which a group experiences collectively, and shows how individuals draw on collective identities to define themselves. more...

  • Male Femalingby Richard Ekins

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    The glamour of transvestite fashion is the epitome of 90s style, but the significance of cross-dressing and sex-changing goes much deeper than the annals of fashion. Ekins vividly details the innermost desires and the varied practices of males who wear the clothes of women for the pleasure it gives them (cross-dressers), or who wish to change sex... more...

  • Uncertain Masculinitiesby Mike O'Donnell; Sue Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    In this era of rapid and unsettling change, boys now more than ever face difficulties in establishing their self-image and status. In this original and challenging study Mike O'Donnell and Sue Sharpe explore how teenage boys from white, African-Caribbean and Asian backgrounds negotiate contemporary uncertainties to construct their gender identities.... more...

  • Childhoodby Chris Jenks

    Routledge 1996; US$ 174.00

    In this fascinating book Chris Jenks thoroughly examines the concept of childhood. He focuses on the way the image of the child is played out in society, looking specifically at its image through history and the reality of child abuse. more...

  • Young Europeans, Work and Familyby Julia Brannen; Susan Lewis; Anne Nilsen

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Based on qualitative research carried out with young people aged from 18 to 30 in five European countries, Young Europeans, Work and Family examines young people's pathways to adulthood, and their perspectives on their future work and family lives. This enlightening book investigates young people from a range of social classes and at various phases... more...

  • Contesting Childhoodby Michael Wyness

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    Drawing on work from within the developing field of childhood studies, this text examines theoretical and policy driven understandings of the current position of children in society. Through an analysis of policy reforms and professional initiatives within educational child care and legal contexts, the author examines different, potentially competing... more...