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Australian Indigenous Contexts and Childhood Experiences

Lindy-Anne Abawi, Megan Cooper, Cecily Andersen, Wayne Fossey, Priscilla Holborn

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Australian Indigenous Contexts and Childhood ExperiencesIntroductionIn Australia, people from an Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander background are...

Autism, Females and

Agnieszka Rynkiewicz, Amandine Lassalle, Bryan King, Rachael Smith, Artur Mazur, Justyna Podgórska-Bednarz, Agnieszka Słopień, Jacek Tabarkiewicz

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Females and AutismIntroductionFemales with autism are often undiagnosed, misdiagnosed, or receive a diagnosis of autism at a later age than males. Thi...

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...

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...

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