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Children's Views of Childhood

Kate Adams

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Children’s Views of ChildhoodIntroductionIn the 1990s, the new sociology of childhood brought a fresh theoretical lens to studying childhood, a field ...

Children’s Museums

Elee Wood

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Children’s MuseumsIntroductionChildren’s museums are characterized by their emphasis on the audience and educational orientation to the museum experie...

Children’s Parliaments

E. Kay M. Tisdall

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2021-03-24

Children’s ParliamentsIntroductionA children’s parliament can be defined as a formal structure for children and young people’s participation that meet...

Children’s Reading Development and Instruction

Keith Topping

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Children’s Reading Development and InstructionIntroductionReading is a complex cognitive skill that involves the extraction of meaning from printed or...

China, Japan, and Korea

Vanessa L. Fong

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

China, Japan, and Korea Introduction Sociologists, anthropologists, and historians have focused on diversity, inequality, and historical transf...

China’s One Child Policy

Martin K. Whyte

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

China’s One Child PolicyIntroductionFor centuries, China has had the world’s largest population, although it will soon lose that title to India. When ...


Antonella Invernizzi, Brian Milne

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Citizenship Introduction Citizenship has become a key concept in the social and political sciences, yet it is not easy to understand and handl...

Civil Rights Movement and Desegregation

Jane Berger, Robert H. Mayer

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Civil Rights Movement and DesegregationIntroductionThe narrative of the civil rights movement is contested ground. The classical telling of the moveme...


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...

Classical World, Children in the

Mark Golden

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Children in the Classical WorldIntroductionThe classical world encompassed a geographical area now occupied by some thirty-five independent nations an...

Clothes and Costume, Children’s

Clare Rose

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Children’s Clothes and CostumeIntroductionFor a topic so fundamental to establishing an individual’s gender, age, and social identity, children’s clot...

Colonization and Nationalism

Anthony T. Carter

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Colonization and Nationalism Introduction Colonialism and nationalism consist of linked sets of diverse projects that construct colonies, nati...

Common World Childhoods

Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Affrica Taylor

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Common World ChildhoodsIntroductionScholars who study children’s common worlds are primarily interested in the real life-worlds that 21st-century chil...

Competitiveness, Children and

Hilary Levey Friedman

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Children and Competitiveness Introduction It has been well documented by quantitative and qualitative researchers that children in the early 2...

Conceptual Development in Early Childhood

Maria Birbili

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added:

Conceptual Development in Early ChildhoodIntroductionThe study of conceptual development in early childhood seeks to understand how infants and young ...

Congenital Disabilities

Rosalyn Benjamin Darling

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Congenital DisabilitiesIntroductionCongenital disabilities are those that are present at birth. Because the nature of their acquisition differs from t...

Constructivist Approaches to Childhood

Leena Alanen

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Constructivist Approaches to ChildhoodIntroductionConstructivism is one of the most influential 20th-century philosophies of science. It has a long hi...

Consumer Culture, Children and

Daniel Thomas Cook, Natalie Coulter

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Children and Consumer Culture Introduction Social research on children as consumers (in the case of this article, up to teenage years) arose in...

Consumption, Child and Teen

Inés de La Ville

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Child and Teen Consumption Introduction The theme of “child and teen consumption” represents a field of investigation at the crossroads of dif...

Conversation Analysis and Research with Children

Andrea Lamont-Mills, Steven Christensen

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Conversation Analysis and Research with ChildrenIntroductionConversation analysis (CA) research with children is the study of children’s talk-in-inter...

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