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Spiritual Development in Childhood and Adolescence

W. George Scarlett

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Spiritual Development in Childhood and AdolescenceIntroductionPerhaps no other domain of human development has resisted definition as much as has the ...

Spock, Benjamin

Stephanie Knaak

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Benjamin Spock Introduction Benjamin McLane Spock was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on 2 May 1903. The eldest of six children, Spock was rai...

Sports and Organized Games

John Harris, Stephen Wagg

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Sports and Organized GamesIntroductionComparatively little has been written by scholars on the specific theme of childhood, sport, and games. This is ...

Street Children

Lewis Aptekar

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Street Children Introduction “Street children” is a dubious moniker, because the term can embrace such a wide range of categories: “children o...

Street Children And Brazil

Marit Ursin

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Street Children and BrazilIntroductionChildren and adolescents living on the streets of the city centers in Brazil have periodically been in the purvi...


Rupa Huq

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Subcultures Introduction Not all sociological terms become part of our everyday lexicon, but "subculture" is a term that transcends academia. T...

Sure Start

Jacqueline Barnes

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Sure StartIntroductionSure Start Local Programs (SSLPs) was one of the flagship policies of the 1997 UK Labour government, committed to reducing inequ...

Teenage Fathers

Andrew M. Kiselica, Mark S. Kiselica

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Teenage Fathers Introduction Teenage pregnancy and teen parenthood have been major social problems in the United States in the late 20th and e...

Teenage Pregnancy

Andrew L. Cherry, Mary E. Dillon

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Teenage Pregnancy Introduction Since the 1950s, teenage pregnancy has attracted a great deal of concern and attention from religious leaders, ...


Máire Messenger Davies

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Television Introduction Children’s relationship with television has been a major source of scholarship in the humanities and, more particularl...

The Bible and Children

Reidar Aasgaard

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

The Bible and ChildrenIntroductionStudy of the Bible and children has been a growing area within research, and it has flourished particularly since th...

The Harms and Prevention of Drugs and Alcohol on Children

Briony Enser, David Foxcroft

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

The Harms and Prevention of Drugs and Alcohol on ChildrenIntroductionChildren risk harming themselves when they consume drugs or alcohol, as these psy...

The Spaces of Childhood

Marta Gutman, Marci Clark

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

The Spaces of ChildhoodIntroductionChildren’s places are an integral part of childhood because children are human beings who use, invent, experience, ...

Theories, Pedagogic

Juha Hämäläinen

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Pedagogic TheoriesIntroduction“Pedagogue” (παιδαγογος) was originally a term for a slave who was responsible for the care of children in the household...


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...


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...

Transgender Children

RM Kennedy, Lisa Farley

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Transgender ChildrenIntroductionThe scholarly literature on transgender children spans many disciplines including medicine, law, humanities, the socia...


Emily R. Aguiló-Pérez

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

TweensIntroductionOne of the first usages of the term tweens was in the late 1990s referring to children who are in the liminal space between childhoo...

Twins and Multiple Births

Alessandra Piontelli

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Twins and Multiple BirthsIntroductionTwin births have always been perceived as extraordinary events outside the bounds of the norm, and as such, they ...

United Kingdom, History of Adoption and Fostering in the

Jenny Keating

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

History of Adoption and Fostering in the United KingdomIntroductionAdoption and fostering have always existed in the United Kingdom, in the sense of p...

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