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Early Childhood

Glenda MacNaughton

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Early Childhood Introduction Early childhood is the period of childhood between birth and eight years of age. While the provision of targeted e...

Early Childhood Care and Education, Selected History of

Annabella Cant

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Selected History of Early Childhood Care and EducationIntroductionA glimpse into a chronological journey of the lives and ideas of educationalists tha...

Eating disorders and obesity

Richard Kreipe, Sarah Welsh

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Eating Disorders and ObesityIntroductionEating disorders include a variety of conditions in which unhealthy patterns of eating and weight control habi...


Kathryn M. Anderson-Levitt

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Education Introduction Colloquially, “education” usually means “schooling,” and thus this bibliography focuses on schooling, although it will b...

Environment, Children and the

Louise Chawla, Debra Cushing, Laura Malinin, Illène Pevec, Willem van Vliet, Kelly Zuniga

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Children and the Environment Introduction Children and the environment cover a broad, interdisciplinary field of research and practice. The soc...

Environmental Education and Children

Catherine Walker

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Environmental Education and ChildrenIntroductionEnvironmental education (EE) is an interdisciplinary field of educational and social science research ...

Ethics in Research with Children

Ann Farrell

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Ethics in Research with Children Introduction Widespread scholarly interest in ethics in research with children, as an extant field of inquiry...


Kieron Sheehy

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Eugenics Introduction Charles Darwin (b. 1809–d. 1882) published On the Origin of Species (1859) and The Descent of Man (1871). These texts in...

Evolutionary Studies of Childhood

Alyssa N. Crittenden

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Evolutionary Studies of Childhood Introduction Current research on the evolution of childhood is largely interdisciplinary, highlighting the s...

Fairy Tales and Folktales

Julie Koehler, Claudia Schwabe

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Fairy Tales and FolktalesIntroductionThough many assume fairy tales have always been children’s fare, prior to the 19th century, fairy tales were told...


Esther Dermott

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Fathers Introduction Research on fathers spans social science disciplines; sociology, political science, psychology, anthropology, socio-legal...

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...

Feral and "Wild" Children

Michael Newton

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Feral and “Wild” Children Introduction The term feral children has been taken as applying to those who have endured three very different kinds...

Fetuses and Embryos

Jean Reith Schroedel, Erin E. Brooks

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Fetuses and Embryos Introduction In the non-medical/scientific publications, the human organism prior to birth generally is referred to as a f...


Anna Johnson, Myrna Dawson

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

FilicideIntroductionFilicide is defined as the killing of a child by an individual in a parental role. The literature also differentiates between neon...

Films about Children

Rachana Agarwal

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Films about Children Introduction The image of the child in cinema appeared as early as the 1890s in the pioneering work of French filmmakers ...

Films for Children

Becky Parry, Sonia Ghalian

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Films for ChildrenIntroductionFor many children, films are a primary means of introduction to the “world of stories,” and thereby to the world. Despit...


Elizabeth Tucker

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

FolkloreIntroductionFolklore, cultural traditions shared by individuals and groups, became a subject of interest to scholars in 1846 in England. Impet...


Deborah Albon

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Food Introduction The area of “children and food” contains work from a range of disciplines, including anthropology, sociology, dietetics, and...

Foundlings and Abandoned Children

Rachel Fuchs, Stephanie McBride-Schreiner

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Foundlings and Abandoned Children Introduction The study of foundlings and abandoned children is a subfield of the history of children and the...

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