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Literary Representations of Childhood

Monica Flegel

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Literary Representations of Childhood Introduction The child looms large in the literary imagination, both as a character in her or his own ri...

Twins and Multiple Births

Alessandra Piontelli

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Twins and Multiple Births Introduction Twin births have always been perceived as extraordinary events outside the bounds of the norm, and as s...

Visual Representations of Childhood

Anna Sparrman

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Visual Representations of Childhood ...

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...

Tourism

Aviva Sinervo

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Tourism Introduction Traditionally, the field of tourism studies did not focus specifically on children. Children, when mentioned, were discus...

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...

Disability

Sonali Shah

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Disability Introduction Traditionally, disability was considered to be a personal trouble, as opposed to the social issue and public policy co...

Class

Gillian Evans

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Class Introduction Social class is not generally studied in terms of childhood, but there are good reasons for doing so. A significant proportio...

Drawings, Children's

Esther Burkitt

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Children’s Drawings Introduction Children’s drawings have received a wealth of attention since the early 20th century from many different pers...

United States, Schooling in the

Floyd M. Hammack

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Schooling in the United States Introduction The rise of schooling, from a peripheral activity of religious groups and some elites to a virtual...

Toys

Jeffrey H. Goldstein

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Toys Introduction Toys are found in virtually every culture and are among the oldest known artifacts. Toys have been a source of inspiration f...

Native American and Aboriginal Canadian Childhood

Robert Bensen

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Native American and Aboriginal Canadian Childhood Introduction Childhood in Native America and Aboriginal Canada exists in a different legal, ...

Gender and Childhood

Anna Mae Duane

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Gender and Childhood Introduction The organization of this bibliography reflects the evolving, often contradictory state of scholarly work on ...

Welfare Law in the United States, Child

Susan Vivian Mangold

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Child Welfare Law in the United States Introduction Child welfare law is the legal response to child abuse and neglect. Legal responses emanat...

South African Birth to Twenty Project

Linda M. Richter, Julia de Kadt, Carren Ginsburg, Tawanda Makusha, Shane A Norris

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

South African Birth to Twenty Project Introduction The late 1980s in South Africa saw the Apartheid state falling apart and very rapid, unplan...

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...

Female Genital Cutting

Elizabeth Heger Boyle

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Female Genital Cutting Introduction Female genital cutting (FGCs; also known as female circumcision or female genital mutilation) affects milli...

Masculinities/Boyhood

Diederik Janssen

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Masculinities/Boyhood Introduction The intersecting of masculinity studies and childhood studies during the past two decades has been expansiv...

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...

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 ...

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