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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...

Bereavement

Alison Penny

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Bereavement Introduction Bereavement is the state of being left behind when someone dies. There is a tension in the literature between positiv...

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...