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Introduction

Michael Freeman

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This introductory chapter discusses how law has always been concerned with children, even before the emergence of childhood studies. It then argues that law and childhood studies have much in common, ... More


Why Judges Need to Know and Understand Childhood Studies

Mark Henaghan

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses why judges should be aware of Childhood Studies. A judgment written from a Childhood Studies perspective is built around looking at what is happening, not from the parents' ... More


Ways of seeing diverse working-class children and childhoods

Wendy Luttrell

in Children Framing Childhoods: Working-Class Kids' Visions of Care

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447352853
eISBN:
9781447353317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352853.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter introduces Worcester, Massachusetts, Park Central School, and the project through the lens of a critical childhood studies perspective. A key tenet of critical childhood studies is to ... More


Introduction

Carmel Smith and Sheila Greene

in Key thinkers in childhood studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447308072
eISBN:
9781447317340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308072.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter describes the focus of the book. It then defines childhood studies and gives an account of its history emphasising the multiple roots and the diversity of viewpoints and methods within ... More


Editors' introduction: critical geographies of childhood and youth

Peter Kraftl, John Horton, and Faith Tucker

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter introduces some of the broader academic and policy/practitioner contexts for the chapters in the book. It reviews work in social studies of childhood, children's geographies and related ... More


Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Marah Gubar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336252
eISBN:
9780199868490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336252.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book proposes a fundamental reconception of the 19th-century attitude toward the child. The Romantic ideology of innocence spread more slowly than we think, it contends, and the people whom we ... More


Key thinkers in childhood studies

Carmel Smith and Sheila Greene

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447308072
eISBN:
9781447317340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308072.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Key thinkers in childhood studies presents the contrasting perspectives of some of the leading figures involved in shaping the field of childhood studies over the last 30 years. Using in-depth ... More


Childhoods from postcolonial perspectives

Manfred Liebel

in Decolonizing Childhoods: From Exclusion to Dignity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447356400
eISBN:
9781447356448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356400.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter follows some of the debates conducted in social childhood studies, such as the question of whether a ‘global childhood’ has developed during the processes of globalization and discusses ... More


Berry Mayall

Carmel Smith and Sheila Greene

in Key thinkers in childhood studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447308072
eISBN:
9781447317340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308072.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In this interview Professor Berry Mayall offers an overview of her background and research career which has resulted in groundbreaking work and over 50 publications. She explains that she approaches ... More


Jens Qvortrup

Carmel Smith and Sheila Greene

in Key thinkers in childhood studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447308072
eISBN:
9781447317340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308072.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Professor Jens Qvortrup is internationally recognised as one of the pioneers of the new sociological paradigm for the study of children and childhood which emerged in the early 1990s. In this ... More


Harry Hendrick

Carmel Smith and Sheila Greene

in Key thinkers in childhood studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447308072
eISBN:
9781447317340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308072.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Harry Hendrick is an historian and his publications have concentrated on the history of childhood. However he has worked with a number of social scientists from different disciplines, which he has ... More


Introduction

Tamara S. Wagner

in The Victorian Baby in Print: Infancy, Infant Care, and Nineteenth-Century Popular Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198858010
eISBN:
9780191890567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858010.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Introduction surveys the divergent representations of babyhood in the nineteenth century. It situates the present study at the intersection of new work on the modern family and changing parenting ... More


The Context of the Bulger Case and its Ripple Effect

Claire McDiarmid

in Childhood and Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860127
eISBN:
9781474406147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860127.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines, in depth, the way in which the Bulger case has become emblematic of debates surrounding youth crime, and of “evil children” and has been a touchstone for societal responses to ... More


Childhood and Crime

Claire McDiarmid

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860127
eISBN:
9781474406147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860127.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book is a treatise on youth justice which examines the treatment, by the criminal law and the criminal justice system, of children who commit serious crimes. It draws on legal, philosophical and ... More


Introduction: Children's Literature Otherwise

Kenneth B. Kidd

in Theory for Beginners: Children's Literature as Critical Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289592
eISBN:
9780823297207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289592.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Opening with quick readings of A Child’s Guide to Freud (1963) and Communism for Kids (2014), the introduction outlines the topics and concerns of the book and provides a discussion of how theory and ... More


Martin woodhead

Carmel Smith and Sheila Greene

in Key thinkers in childhood studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447308072
eISBN:
9781447317340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308072.003.0023
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Martin Woodhead is a psychologist by training who became involved in the beginnings of childhood studies in part out of dissatisfaction with the assumptions and methods of mainstream developmental ... More


Introduction

Susan B. Ridgely

in The Study of Children in Religions: A Methods Handbook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776469
eISBN:
9780814777466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776469.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter shows how scholars have begun to appreciate the benefits of a child-centered perspective, which can reveal the complex ways in which children can both negotiate and ... More


Erica Burman

Carmel Smith and Sheila Greene

in Key thinkers in childhood studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447308072
eISBN:
9781447317340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308072.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In this interview Professor Erica Burman reflects on her career as a critical developmental psychologist and group analyst. She emphasises that dominant mainstream Anglo-US psychology is only one of ... More


Allison James

Carmel Smith and Sheila Greene

in Key thinkers in childhood studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447308072
eISBN:
9781447317340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308072.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In this chapter Professor Allison James, internationally recognised as one of the UK pioneers of the new sociology of childhood, reflects on the evolution of ideas that led to the declaration of a ... More


Peter Moss

Carmel Smith and Sheila Greene

in Key thinkers in childhood studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447308072
eISBN:
9781447317340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308072.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Peter Moss is a historian by background with a particular interest in social pedagogy and radical education. He does not locate himself within any specific discipline or the field of childhood ... More


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