Anthropology: Childhood - Anthropology

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Early Reader in Children’s Literature and Culture: Theorizing Books for Beginning Readers book cover

    The Early Reader in Children’s Literature and Culture

    Theorizing Books for Beginning Readers, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Fathers in Families: The Changing Role of the Father in the Family book cover

    Fathers in Families

    The Changing Role of the Father in the Family, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Transnational Migration and Childhood book cover

    Transnational Migration and Childhood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi Tyrrell, Allen White, Caitriona Ni Laoire, Fina Carpena Mendez

    This book challenges the adult-centric tendencies of migration research and policy which often overlooks children and young people’s own experiences of migration. A wide range of international contributors provide careful analysis of the situations of children in contemporary transnational…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet, Didier Reynaert, Sara Lembrechts

    Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children’s rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies. This handbook offers an engaging overview of the contemporary research landscape for those people in the theory and practice of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge

  • Children in Crisis: Ethnographic Studies in International Contexts book cover

    Children in Crisis

    Ethnographic Studies in International Contexts, 1st Edition

    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 book cover

    Parenting in Global Perspective

    Negotiating Ideologies of Kinship, Self and Politics, 1st Edition

    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
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    Relationships and Resources

  • Death and the Maiden (Routledge Revivals): Girls' Initiation Rites in Greek Mythology book cover

    Death and the Maiden (Routledge Revivals)

    Girls' Initiation Rites in Greek Mythology, 1st Edition

    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

  • From the Global to the Local: How International Rights Reach Bangladesh's Children book cover

    From the Global to the Local

    How International Rights Reach Bangladesh's Children, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Schapper

    From the Global to the Local develops a unique perspective on human rights governance in developing countries, where the state often lacks the required resources, capacities and expertise for implementing rights. Considering how rights that have been agreed upon in the global arena of world…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Adults and Children in the Roman Empire (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Adults and Children in the Roman Empire (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Wiedemann

    There is little evidence to enable us to reconstruct what it felt like to be a child in the Roman world. We do, however, have ample evidence about the feelings and expectations that adults had for children over the centuries between the end of the Roman republic and late antiquity. Thomas Wiedemann…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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