Anthropology: Childhood - Anthropology

  • 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

  • The Power of the Fathers: Historical Perspectives from Ancient Rome to the Nineteenth Century book cover

    The Power of the Fathers

    Historical Perspectives from Ancient Rome to the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margareth Lanzinger

    The book examines the topic of paternal authority as it developed over a long period of time. The focus is on the power of fathers as manifested within a complex fabric of legal, social, economic, political and moral aspects. In early modern times, a father’s power was based upon his personal and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Forensic Mental Health Consulting in Family Law: Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution? book cover

    Forensic Mental Health Consulting in Family Law

    Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert L. Kaufman, Margaret Lee

    Forensic Mental Health Professionals have entered the fray of child custody litigation in ways that could not have been predicted even a decade ago. Traditionally engaged as neutral court appointed evaluators or mediators, or as treatment providers for children, parents or families, FMHPs are…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • The Margins of Citizenship book cover

    The Margins of Citizenship

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Cook, Jonathan Seglow

    Citizenship is a central concept in political philosophy, bridging theory and practice and marking out those who belong and who share a common civic status. The injustices suffered by immigrants, disabled people, the economically inactive and others have been extensively catalogued, but their…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Children and Young People as Knowledge Producers book cover

    Children and Young People as Knowledge Producers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gina Porter, Janet Townsend, Kate Hampshire

    Despite the widespread promotion of children’s voices by activists and policy makers over the last decade, the potential for young people’s knowledge to impact on adult agendas and policy arenas is by no means a certainty. This book presents critiques of participation in settings where young people…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    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

  • Early Childhood Education and Change in Diverse Cultural Contexts book cover

    Early Childhood Education and Change in Diverse Cultural Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Pascal, Tony Bertram, Marika Veisson

    Change is now a dominant feature of early childhood systems around the globe and many countries are currently facing significant economic, social and political developments that bring additional challenges that teaching and learning practices need to be able to respond to in a positive and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    EECERA Collection of Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Embodied Family Choreography: Practices of Control, Care, and Mundane Creativity book cover

    Embodied Family Choreography

    Practices of Control, Care, and Mundane Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Marjorie Harness Goodwin, Asta Cekaite

    Embodied Family Choreography documents the lived and embodied practices employed to establish, maintain, and negotiate intimate social relationships in the family, examining forms of control, care, and creativity. Making use of the extensive video archives of family interaction in the US and Sweden…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
    Routledge
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

  • 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

  • European Social Problems book cover

    European Social Problems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart Isaacs

    European Social Problems is the first book to examine social issues in Europe from the perspective of the social sciences. It considers many of these social problems following the UK’s ‘leave’ vote. Key topics examined here include: immigration; multiculturalism and religion; health;…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge

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