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History of Childhood in Canada

Mona Gleason, Tamara Myers

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

History of Childhood in CanadaIntroductionThe history of childhood and youth in the Canadian context emerged in the 1970s under the rubric of the new ...

HIV/AIDS, Growing Up with

Stephanie Shiau, Lindsey Reif

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Growing Up with HIV/AIDSIntroductionLargely due to increased success in prevention of mother-to-child transmission, new HIV infections among children ...


Gary Wyatt

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Homeschooling Introduction In a National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) study, Planty, et al. 2009 (cited under General Overviews) rep...

Images of Childhood, Adulthood, and Old Age in Children’s Literature

Vanessa Joosen

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Images of Childhood, Adulthood, and Old Age in Children’s LiteratureIntroductionChildren’s books are influential cultural artifacts in which ideas abo...

Infancy and Ethnography

Tobias Hecht

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Infancy and Ethnography Introduction The study of infancy remains mostly the province of the specialists: developmental psychologists, pediatri...

Infant Mortality in a Global Context

Jónína Einarsdóttir, Geir Gunnlaugsson

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Infant Mortality in a Global ContextIntroductionInfant mortality refers to deaths of infants who die before reaching one year of age and the infant mo...

Innocence and Childhood

Doris Bühler-Niederberger

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

Innocence and Childhood Introduction The notion of innocence refers to children’s simplicity, their lack of knowledge, and their purity not ye...

Institutional Care

Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis, Manuela Garcia Quiroga

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Institutional Care Introduction In the early 21st century, increasing attention has been paid to children cared for in institutional settings....

Intercultural Learning and Teaching with Children

Ann Farrell

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Intercultural Learning and Teaching with ChildrenIntroductionIntercultural learning and teaching with children is attracting increased attention as an...

Islamic Views of Childhood

Masoud Rajabi-Ardeshiri

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Islamic Views of Childhood Introduction Perhaps, of outmost importance, it has to be acknowledged that the very concept of “Islamic childhood”...

Japan, Childhood in

Kristin Williams

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Childhood in JapanIntroductionThis bibliography will introduce major sources on Japanese childhood studies, with an emphasis on sources in English. Fo...

Juvenile Detention in the US

Yvette R. Harris

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Juvenile Detention in the US Introduction According to statistics released by the US Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Del...

Key, Ellen

Hedda Jansson, Luisa Ceccarelli

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Ellen KeyIntroductionEllen Key (1849–1926) was a Swedish teacher, adult educator, philosopher, writer, and social and peace activist who claimed freed...

Klein, Melanie

Malby Oliver

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Melanie KleinIntroductionMelanie Klein (b. 1882–d. 1960) proposed a revolutionary way of thinking about children and child psychoanalysis that led to ...

Labor, Child

Mary Lorena Kenny

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Child LaborIntroductionApproaches to research on child labor, and the development of appropriate action to combat it, have shifted in the past few dec...

Latin America

Tobias Hecht

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Latin America Introduction Children in Latin America have gradually come to attract the attention of researchers from a number of fields. Histo...

Learning to Write

Lan Zhang, Rebecca Treiman

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Learning to WriteIntroductionLearning to write, at both the levels of single words and sentences, is an important objective of literacy instruction. A...

Learning, Language

Amy Paugh

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Language Learning Introduction The study of language learning is central to understanding how children learn to communicate and become competen...

Legends, Contemporary

Elizabeth Tucker, Joel Best

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Contemporary Legends Introduction Contemporary legends (sometimes called urban legends or simply legends) are stories that spread primarily th...

Literary Representations of Childhood

Monica Flegel

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Literary Representations of ChildhoodIntroductionThe increased prominence of child studies has led to the recognition that categories of age, alongsid...

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