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Addams, Jane

Virginia Yans, Ji-Hye Shin

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Jane Addams Introduction Jane Addams (b. 1860–d. 1935), along with Ellen Gates Starr, was cofounder of Chicago’s Hull-House, a model American ...

ADHD, Sociological Perspectives on

Claudia Malacrida, Tiffani Semach

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Sociological Perspectives on ADHD Introduction A sociological approach to Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) begins from the posi...

Adolescence and Youth

Helena Helve

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Adolescence and Youth Introduction Social-science and humanistic research has focused mainly on young people in the United States and western E...

Adolescent Consent to Medical Treatment

Emma Cave

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Adolescent Consent to Medical Treatment Introduction Subject to certain exceptions, (e.g., emergency treatment), clinicians need a valid conse...

Adoption and Fostering

Rachael Stryker

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Adoption and Fostering Introduction Adoption and fostering are any customary or optional procedures for taking as one’s own a child of other pa...

Adoption and Fostering, History of Cross-Country

Fiona Bowie

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

History of Cross-Country Adoption and Fostering Introduction The movement of abandoned, neglected or surplus children from one family or group...

Advertising and Marketing, Psychological Approaches to

Brian Young

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Psychological Approaches to Advertising and Marketing Introduction The relationship between advertising/marketing and children has been explor...

Advertising and Marketing, Sociocultural Approaches to

Amanda E. Staiano, Sandra L. Calvert

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Sociocultural Approaches to Advertising and Marketing Introduction Marketing is the systematic planning, implementation and control of busines...

Africa

Kristen Cheney

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Africa Introduction Research on children and youth in Africa has played a formative role in the advancement of theories in child development, ...

After-school Hours and Activities

Hilary Levey Friedman

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

After-School Hours and Activities Introduction Beginning in the late 19th century, compulsory education had important consequences for the A...

Animals, Children and

Gail F. Melson

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Children and Animals Introduction The study of children’s development traditionally has focused on children’s relationships with other humans....

Animations, Comic Books, and Manga

Robert S. Petersen

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Animations, Comic Books, and Manga Introduction Comic scholarship emerged out of several different arenas, each with its own distinct style an...

Anthropology of Childhood

Heather Montgomery

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Anthropology of Childhood Introduction Children and childhood have long been studied in social and cultural anthropology and have been central...

Archaeology of Childhood

Suzanne Spencer-Wood

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Archaeology of Childhood Introduction The archaeology of children and childhood developed from 1980s feminist critiques of the neglect of wome...

Ariès, Philippe

Colin Heywood

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Philippe Ariès Introduction It is common currency today that childhood is an invention of modern society, that parents during the medieval per...

Attachment in Children and Adolescents

Jean Mercer

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Attachment in Children and Adolescents Introduction The term “attachment” is used to describe aspects of intense, intimate emotional relations...

Australia, History of Adoption and Fostering in

Shurlee Swain

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

History of Adoption and Fostering in Australia Introduction Known initially as boarding-out, foster care was the preferred method of care for ...

Autism, Medical Model Perspectives on

Stephen E. Brock, Emily Holly, Hilary Sisson, Alyssa Ybarra

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Medical Model Perspectives on Autism Introduction “Autism” is a term used to describe a broad range of neurodevelopmental differences (also re...

Best Interest of the Child

Johanna Schiratzki

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Best Interest of the Child Introduction The study of the principle of the best interests of the child—or with notions used synonymously in the...

Body, Children and the

Helene Brembeck

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Children and the Body Introduction There are many seemingly natural links between children and the body: children’s bodies grow and develop mo...

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