Anthropology: Childhood - Anthropology

  • American Chinese Restaurants: Society, Culture and Consumption book cover

    American Chinese Restaurants

    Society, Culture and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Banh, Haiming Liu

    This book examines the lived experiences of what it is like to work in an American Chinese restaurant, exploring the relationship between food and society. The book explores questions of geography, locality, transnationalism and ethnicity, and how these connect identities and shape changes. It…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Cross-cultural Literacy: Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms book cover

    Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Play and the Artist’s Creative Process: The Work of Philip Guston and Eduardo Paolozzi book cover

    Play and the Artist’s Creative Process

    The Work of Philip Guston and Eduardo Paolozzi, 1st Edition

    By Elly Thomas

    Play and the Artist’s Creative Process explores a continuity between childhood play and adult creativity. The volume examines how an understanding of play can shed new light on processes that recur in the work of Philip Guston and Eduardo Paolozzi. Both artists’ distinctive engagement with popular…

    Hardback – 2019-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Child Rights and International Discrimination Law: Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child book cover

    Child Rights and International Discrimination Law

    Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marit Skivenes, Karl Harald Søvig

    Societies and states are at a crossroad in how children are treated and how their rights are respected and protected. Children´s new position and their strong rights create tensions and challenge the traditional relationships between family and the state. The United Nations Convention on the Rights…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Children, Young People and Care book cover

    Children, Young People and Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Horton, Michelle Pyer

    The very notions of childhood and youth are intimately connected to contemporary norms, practices and spaces of care, caring and care-giving. The provision of care is widely figured as both the primary responsibility of parents, carers and practitioners who work with children and young people, and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Atlantic Childhoods in Global Contexts book cover

    Atlantic Childhoods in Global Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Audra A. Diptee, David V. Trotman

    Atlantic Childhoods in Global Contexts explores childhood and youth in the Global South. The term childhood often conjures images of innocence, vulnerability and the need for protection, but this book suggests that, in colonial contexts, these images need to be re-examined. In fact, as the articles…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Aging in the Family book cover

    Aging in the Family

    1st Edition

    By George E. Dickinson, Brenda S. Sanders

    With a rapidly aging population throughout the world, the issue of larger percentages of older adults has repercussions for both policy and the job market. Whether a university student about to seek a full-time job or a caregiver for an older person, Aging in the Family should enhance the reader’s…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

  • Childhood into Adolescence: Growing up in the 1970s book cover

    Childhood into Adolescence

    Growing up in the 1970s, 1st Edition

    By John Newson, Elizabeth Newson

    Edited by Peter Barnes, Susan Gregory

    This book is about the lives of 11-year-old children growing up in a Midlands city in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. Based on interviews with their parents, it describes family life at the time, as well as the experiences, hopes and concerns of the children as they themselves become adolescents. The…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Interdisciplinary Feminist Perspectives on Crimes of Clerical Child Sexual Abuse book cover

    Interdisciplinary Feminist Perspectives on Crimes of Clerical Child Sexual Abuse

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Gleeson, Timothy Willem Jones

    In recent years the sexual abuse of children in religious institutions has gripped the Western world, as churches, governments and civil society attempt to come to terms with the magnitude of widespread historical abuses. Questions continue to be asked about why it is that perpetrators were able to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Care and Education at the Margins: African Perspectives on Birth to Three book cover

    Early Childhood Care and Education at the Margins

    African Perspectives on Birth to Three, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hasina Banu Ebrahim, Auma Okwany, Oumar Barry

    The importance of early childhood care and education (ECCE) in the lives of very young children is gaining increasing attention around the globe and yet there is a persistent lack of diverse knowledge perspectives on this critical phase. This stems from dominant Eurocentric framings of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    EECERA Collection of Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Family Values and Social Justice: Reflections on Family Values: the Ethics of Parent-Child Relationships by H. Brighouse and A. Swift book cover

    Family Values and Social Justice

    Reflections on Family Values: the Ethics of Parent-Child Relationships by H. Brighouse and A. Swift, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrée-Anne Cormier, Christine Sypnowich

    In making the argument for the remedy of inequality, contemporary political philosophers often emphasize the arbitrariness of disadvantage, stressing how one’s lot in life is to a significant extent determined by the circumstances of one’s birth, that is, in which family, and in what part of the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Snapshots of Museum Experience: Understanding Child Visitors Through Photography book cover

    Snapshots of Museum Experience

    Understanding Child Visitors Through Photography, 1st Edition

    By Elee Kirk, Will Buckingham

    Children are one of the major audiences for museums, but their visits are often seen solely from the point of view of museum learning. In Snapshots of Museum Experience, Will Buckingham draws upon Elee Kirk’s research amongst child visitors to the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, to…

    Hardback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

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