Anthropology: Childhood - Anthropology

  • Adolescent Identity: Evolutionary, Cultural and Developmental Perspectives book cover

    Adolescent Identity

    Evolutionary, Cultural and Developmental Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bonnie L. Hewlett

    As our world becomes increasingly permeable, and as human populations are rapidly converging and transitioning within a global interconnectedness, it is vital that we look to, and learn from, those most adept at the adaptation, creation, and contesting of culture: adolescents. This text is designed…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Pets and Domesticity in Victorian Literature and Culture: Animality, Queer Relations, and the Victorian Family book cover

    Pets and Domesticity in Victorian Literature and Culture

    Animality, Queer Relations, and the Victorian Family, 1st Edition

    By Monica Flegel

    Addressing the significance of the pet in the Victorian period, this book examines the role played by the domestic pet in delineating relations for each member of the "natural" family home. Flegel explores the pet in relation to the couple at the head of the house, to the children who make up the…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development book cover

    Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia M. Greenfield, Rodney R. Cocking

    Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development was the first volume to analyze minority child development by comparing minority children to children in their ancestral countries, rather than to children in the host culture. It was a ground-breaking volume that not only offered an historical…

    Paperback – 2014-12-09
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • Youth On Religion: The development, negotiation and impact of faith and non-faith identity book cover

    Youth On Religion

    The development, negotiation and impact of faith and non-faith identity, 1st Edition

    By Nicola Madge, Peter Hemming, Kevin Stenson

    Globalisation has led to increasing cultural and religious diversity in cities around the world. What are the implications for young people growing up in these settings? How do they develop their religious identities, and what roles do families, friends and peers, teachers, religious leaders and…

    Paperback – 2014-01-09
    Routledge

  • Children and Young People’s Relationships: Learning across Majority and Minority Worlds book cover

    Children and Young People’s Relationships

    Learning across Majority and Minority Worlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Samantha Punch, Kay Tisdall

    This book challenges the current state of childhood studies by exploring children and young people’s agency and relationships. It considers how recent theorisations of relationships and relational processes can move childhood studies forward, particularly in relation to re-thinking claims of…

    Hardback – 2013-08-13
    Routledge

  • Diverse Spaces of Childhood and Youth: Gender and socio-cultural differences book cover

    Diverse Spaces of Childhood and Youth

    Gender and socio-cultural differences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Evans, Louise Holt

    Diverse Spaces of Childhood and Youth focuses on the diverse spaces and discourses of children and youth globally. The chapters explore the influence of gender, age and other socio-cultural differences, such as race, ethnicity and migration trajectories, on the everyday lives of children and…

    Hardback – 2013-08-13
    Routledge

  • The Social Meaning of Children and Fertility Change in Europe book cover

    The Social Meaning of Children and Fertility Change in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Lise Ellingsaeter, An-Magritt Jensen, Merete Lie

    Low fertility in Europe has given rise to the notion of a ‘fertility crisis’. This book shifts the attention from fertility decline to why people do have children, asking what children mean to them. It investigates what role children play in how young adults plan their lives, and why and how young…

    Hardback – 2013-02-25
    Routledge
    Studies in European Sociology

  • The Cultural Significance of the Child Star book cover

    The Cultural Significance of the Child Star

    1st Edition

    By Jane Catherine O'Connor

    The child star is an iconic figure in Western society representing a growing cultural trend which idolises, castigates and fetishises the image of the perfect, innocent and beautiful child. In this book, Jane O’Connor explores the paradoxical status of the child star who is both adored and reviled…

    Paperback – 2012-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Children, Structure and Agency: Realities Across the Developing World book cover

    Children, Structure and Agency

    Realities Across the Developing World, 1st Edition

    By G.K. Lieten

    The child labour debate, the Child Rights Convention and the target of universal primary education in the Millennium Development Goals have drawn increasing attention to children in developing countries. Alongside, a debate has waged on the need for child participation and the appropriateness of…

    Paperback – 2012-02-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Keywords in Youth Studies: Tracing Affects, Movements, Knowledges book cover

    Keywords in Youth Studies

    Tracing Affects, Movements, Knowledges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Lesko, Susan Talburt

    With recent attention to issues such as youth social exclusion, poverty, school underachievement, school violence, gang activity, sexuality, and youth’s interactions with media and the internet, youth studies has emerged as a significant interdisciplinary field. It has moved beyond its roots in…

    Paperback – 2011-08-04
    Routledge

  • Peer Relationships in Early Childhood Education and Care book cover

    Peer Relationships in Early Childhood Education and Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Kernan, Elly Singer

    Peer Relationships in Early Childhood Education and Care brings together fresh perspectives and research about young children’s relationships. It examines children’s rights and well-being against a backdrop of increased social movement and migration, changing family structures and work practices,…

    Paperback – 2010-09-07
    Routledge

  • Global Perspectives on Rural Childhood and Youth: Young Rural Lives book cover

    Global Perspectives on Rural Childhood and Youth

    Young Rural Lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Panelli, Samantha Punch, Elsbeth Robson

    This collection of international research and collaborative theoretical innovation examines the socio-cultural contexts and negotiations that young people face when growing up in rural settings across the world. This book is strikingly different to a standard edited book of loosely…

    Paperback – 2010-06-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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