Anthropology: Childhood - Anthropology

  • The Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare

    Edited by Pat Dolan, Nick Frost

    In the context of the increasing global movement of people and a growing evidence base for differing outcomes in child welfare, Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare provides a compelling account of child welfare, grounded in the latest theory, policy and practice. Drawing on eminent…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Handbook of Children's Rights

    Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Martin D. Ruck, Michele Peterson-Badali, Michael Freeman

    While the notion of young people as individuals worthy or capable of having rights is of relatively recent origin, over the past several decades there has been a substantial increase in both social and political commitment to children’s rights as well as a tendency to grant young people some of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Positive Youth Development in Global Contexts of Social and Economic Change

    Edited by Anne C. Petersen, Silvia H. Koller, Frosso Motti-Stefanidi, Suman Verma

    The youth of the world are our most important assets. When youth develop positively, they have the power to benefit themselves, their families, communities, and societies. These tremendous benefits accrue for many generations, so investments in youth represent a highly cost-effective opportunity…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Child Autonomy and Child Governance in Children's Literature

    Where Children Rule

    Edited by Christopher Kelen, Bjorn Sundmark

    This book explores representations of child autonomy and self-governance in children’s literature.The idea of child rule and child realms is central to children’s literature, and childhood is frequently represented as a state of being, with children seen as aliens in need of passports to Adultland…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Childhood Studies

    Edited by Heather Montgomery

    This landmark publication from Routledge reflects the widespread recognition of Childhood Studies as a significant and mature area of cross-disciplinary study and research. And as serious scholarly work in and around Childhood Studies blossoms as never before, this new four-volume collection from…

    Hardback – 2016-08-19
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Aboriginal Children, History and Health

    Beyond Social Determinants

    Edited by John Boulton

    This volume traces the complex reasons behind the disturbing discrepancy between the health and well-being of children in mainstream Australia and those in remote Indigenous communities. Invaluably informed by Boulton’s close working knowledge of Aboriginal communities, the book addresses growth…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge

  • Atlantic Childhoods in Global Contexts

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge

  • The Early Reader in Children’s Literature and Culture

    Theorizing Books for Beginning Readers

    Edited by Jennifer Miskec, Annette Wannamaker

    This is the first volume to consider the popular literary category of Early Readers – books written and designed for children who are just beginning to read independently. It argues that Early Readers deserve more scholarly attention and careful thought because they are, for many younger readers,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Children in Crisis

    Ethnographic Studies in International Contexts

    Edited by Manata Hashemi, Martín Sánchez-Jankowski

    This volume brings together ethnographers conducting research on children living in crisis situations in both developing and developed regions, taking a cross-cultural approach that spans different cities in the global North and South to provide insight and analyses into the lifeworlds of their…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Parenting in Global Perspective

    Negotiating Ideologies of Kinship, Self and Politics

    Edited by Charlotte Faircloth, Diane M. Hoffman, Linda L. Layne

    Drawing on both sociological and anthropological perspectives, this volume explores cross-national trends and everyday experiences of ‘parenting’. Parenting in Global Perspective examines the significance of ‘parenting’ as a subject of professional expertise, and activity in which adults are…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Relationships and Resources

  • Fathers in Families

    The Changing Role of the Father in the Family

    Edited by Dorothea E. Dette-Hagenmeyer, Andrea B. Erzinger, Barbara Reichle

    The role of the father in a family and for his children has varied greatly throughout history. However, scientific research into fatherhood began relatively late at the end of the 1960s and early 1970s, with a strong focus on the impact of the father on child development. This book focuses on the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge

  • Death and the Maiden (Routledge Revivals)

    Girls' Initiation Rites in Greek Mythology

    By Ken Dowden

    A remarkable number of Greek myths concern the plight of virgins – slaughtered, sacrificed, hanged, transformed into birds, cows, dear, bears, trees, and punished in Hades. Death and the Maiden, first published in 1989, contextualises this mythology in terms of geography, history and culture, and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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