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Benjamin, Walter

Gillian Lathey

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2021-11-23

Walter BenjaminIntroductionCultural theorist and political philosopher Walter Benjamin (b. 1892–d. 1940) reflected on the thought processes and imagin...


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...

Bioarchaeology of Childhood

Sian Halcrow, Stacey Ward

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Bioarchaeology of ChildhoodIntroductionChildhood bioarchaeology may be defined as the investigation of the skeletal remains of children (including inf...

Body Image

Stacey Tantleff Dunn, Danielle Lindner, Brianna Schmitt

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Body ImageIntroductionChildren’s body image is a growing area of research since studies are revealing that a surprisingly high percentage of very youn...

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...

Bourdieu, Pierre

Leena Alanen

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

Pierre BourdieuIntroductionPierre Bourdieu (b. 1930–d. 2002) is widely regarded as one of the most influential sociologists and social theorists of th...

Boy Scouts/Girl Guides

Jay Mechling

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Boy Scouts/Girl GuidesIntroductionThe rise of organizations created by adults for children and youth was made possible by several historical forces in...

Boys and Fatherhood

Martin Robb

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Boys and FatherhoodIntroductionThe academic study both of boys’ lives and of fatherhood has increased exponentially since the late 20th century, with ...


Phyllis L. F. Rippey, Chantal Bayard

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

BreastfeedingIntroductionAs mammals, all human babies are born with a need for their mother’s milk (or an adequate substitute), but as human beings, f...

Bronfenbrenner, Urie

Jonathan Tudge

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Urie BronfenbrennerIntroductionUrie Bronfenbrenner (b. 1917–d. 2005) was born in Russia but moved to the United States at age six. In an autobiographi...

Bruner, Jerome

Keiichi Takaya

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Jerome BrunerIntroductionJerome Seymour Bruner was born on 1 October 1915 in New York City, and died on 5 June 2016 in New York City. He is one of the...

Buddhist Views of Childhood

Vanessa R. Sasson, Franz Metcalf

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Buddhist Views of ChildhoodIntroductionThe theme of children and childhood in Buddhist studies has only recently begun to receive academic attention. ...

Byzantine Childhoods

Arietta Papaconstantinou

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Byzantine ChildhoodsIntroductionByzantinists have shown comparatively little interest in children and childhood, despite the surge of studies on that ...

Child and Adolescent Anger

Ginger A. Moore, Kelsey M. Quigley

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2022-02-21

Child and Adolescent AngerIntroductionAlthough expressions of anger are frequent and normal in childhood, the prevailing attitude is that anger is des...

Child Beauty Pageants

Hilary Levey Friedman

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Child Beauty PageantsIntroductionChild beauty pageants are one of the most controversial and vilified of all children’s activities. While adult and te...

Child Homelessness

Valerie Polakow, Katja Robinson, Chloe Wilson

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Child HomelessnessIntroductionChild homelessness is integrally linked to poverty, the political economy of resource distribution, and the impacts of g...

Child Protection

Gary Melton

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Child ProtectionIntroductionToday there is a broad consensus that, with alarming frequency, adults act in ways that endanger children, and that commun...

Child Public Health

Joseph Telfair, Rakhi Trivedi, Helen Bland, Valamar Reagon, Jazzmin Williams

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Child Public HealthIntroductionHealth is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmit...

Child Trafficking and Slavery

Neil Howard

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Child Trafficking and SlaveryIntroduction“Child trafficking” began its career as a core international child protection issue in the late 1990s. It eme...

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