Constructing and Reconstructing Childhood

Constructing and Reconstructing Childhood : Contemporary Issues in the Sociological Study of Childhood

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First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa more

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  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 12.7mm | 476.27g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Routledge Falmer
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • facsimiles
  • 0750705965
  • 9780750705967
  • 486,348

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'It is thus timely to publish this second, revised and wholly updated edition of the book which made such a major contribution to this process. This second edition will be a necessary update for all educationalists and professionals involved with children.' - RoutledgeFarmershow more

Table of contents

A new paradigm for the sociology of childhood? Provenance, promise and problems, Alan Prout and Allison James; constructions and reconstructions of British childhood - an interpretive survey, 1800 to the present, Harry Hendrick; psychology and the cultural construction of children's needs, Martin Woodhead; a voice for children in statistical and social accounting - a plea for children's right to be heard, Jens Qvortrup; it's a small world - Disneyland, the family and the multiple representations of American childhood, Pauline Hunt and Ronald Frankenberg; negotiating childhood - changing constructions of age for Norwegian children, Anne Solberg; street children - deconstructing a construct, Benno Glauser; who are you kidding? children, power and the struggle against sexual abuse, Jenny Kitzinger; childhood and the policy makers - a comparative perspective on the globalization of childhood, Jo Boyden; re-presenting childhood - time and transition in the study of childhood, Allison James and Alan more

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