Studying The Social Worlds Of Children
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A collection of papers which examine and assess the effects on children of socialisation and which attempt to explain a range of adult perspectives on children and their social worlds.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Studying children: becoming a member of society - socialization, Peter and Brigitte Berger; beyond socialization, Frances Chaput Waksler; coceptions of children and models of socialization, Robert W. Mackay; the least-adult role in studying children, Nancy Mandell; studying children - phenomenological insights, Frances Chaput Waksler. Part 2 Children in an adult world: once upon a time, Norman Waksler; tinydopers - a case study of deviant socialization, Patricia A. Adler and Peter Adler; dancing when the music is over - a study of deviance in a kindergarten classroom, Frances Chaput Waksler; watching people watching babies, Mary Constantine Joyce. Part 3 Children in a child's world: the culture of children, Iona and Peter Opie; kids, culture and innocents, David A. Goode; children's Negotiation Of Meaning, Nancy Mandell; Children Doing Artwork, Erica Cavin; on the analysability of stories by children, Harvey Sacks; the hard times of childhood and children's strategies for dealing with them, Frances Chaput Waksler. Appendices: rules for reading and writing sociology; exercises.