Anthropology: Childhood - Anthropology

  • 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

  • Conflict Narratives in Middle Childhood: The Social, Emotional, and Moral Significance of Story-Sharing book cover

    Conflict Narratives in Middle Childhood

    The Social, Emotional, and Moral Significance of Story-Sharing, 1st Edition

    By Marsha D. Walton, Alice J. Davidson

    Conflict Narratives in Middle Childhood presents evidence from twenty years of research, examining nearly 3,000 narratives from 1,600 children in eight settings in two countries about their own experiences with interpersonal conflict. Close readings, combined with systematic analysis of dozens of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Children's Rights: Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Handbook of Children's Rights

    Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-16
    Routledge

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

    Positive Youth Development in Global Contexts of Social and Economic Change

    1st Edition

    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

  • Childhood Studies book cover

    Childhood Studies

    1st Edition

    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 book cover

    Aboriginal Children, History and Health

    Beyond Social Determinants, 1st Edition

    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

  • 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
    Routledge
    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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