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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...

Literature, Children's

Peter Hunt

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Children’s Literature Introduction The study of children’s literature as an academic discipline has developed since the 1980s from its roots i...

Love and Care in the Early Years

Geoff Taggart

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Love and Care in the Early YearsIntroductionIt is widely recognized that children who encounter sensitive and responsive interactions in their setting...

Magazines for Teenagers

Elizabeth Lovegrove

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Magazines for TeenagersIntroductionAlmost since the beginning of the periodical press, there have been publications targeted specifically at children,...

Maltreatment, Child

Jill E. Korbin

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Child Maltreatment Introduction Child maltreatment has been described throughout history and across cultures. The term “maltreatment” has come...

Marxism and Childhood

Heather Brown

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Marxism and ChildhoodIntroductionWithin Marxism, there are a number of diverse traditions and viewpoints rather than a single framework. The concept o...


Diederik Janssen

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Masculinities/BoyhoodIntroductionThe intersecting of masculinity studies and childhood studies since the 1990s has been expansive. Questions of gender...

Material Cultures of Western Childhoods

Sharon Brookshaw

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Material Cultures of Western ChildhoodsIntroductionThe word “material” in material culture refers to a broad range of objects classified as “artifacts...

Mead, Margaret

Virginia Yans, Ji-Hye Shin

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2020-06-24

Margaret MeadIntroductionMargaret Mead (b. 1901–d. 1978), one of the 20th century’s most accomplished and controversial anthropologists, pioneered mod...

Media Culture, Children's

Chris Richards, Rebekah Willett

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Children’s Media Culture Introduction The nature of childhood has been widely debated in a variety of academic fields—history, sociology, psyc...

Medieval and Anglo-Saxon Childhoods

Sally Crawford

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Medieval and Anglo-Saxon Childhoods Introduction Medieval childhood has been a growing area of interest and research since the mid-20th centur...


Ingrid Johnston-Robledo, Margaret L. Stubbs, Ashley Walch

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Menstruation Introduction The topic of menstruation related to childhood includes a vast literature. This bibliography includes works represen...

Middle Childhood

Libby Balter Blume

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Middle Childhood Introduction Middle childhood is the developmental period between early childhood and adolescence, sometimes referred to as l...

Middle East

Heidi Morrison

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Middle East Introduction Childhood Studies of the Middle East is a nascent field of study among scholars. The first scholarship to look at chi...


Charles Watters

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Migration Introduction There is a large and disparate range of reading available on the subject of migration. This is reflective of the subject...


Lara Freidenfelds

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

MiscarriageIntroductionMiscarriage is medically defined as a pregnancy loss in approximately the first half of pregnancy (twenty weeks or so), before ...


Terri Apter

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Mothers Introduction “Mother” is a female parent. The term has powerful associations, and its meanings extend far beyond this specific designa...

Multi-culturalism and Education

Jose Luis Alvarado, Valerie Ooka Pang, Melissa Naranjo

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Multiculturalism and EducationIntroductionThis article presents major pieces within the field of multiculturalism relating to children, youth, teacher...

Music and Babies

Beatriz Ilari

Subject: Childhood Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Music and BabiesIntroductionIt was not until the late 20th century that the systematic study of music in babyhood gained momentum. With the exception ...

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