Anthropology: Childhood - Anthropology

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Child Autonomy and Child Governance in Children's Literature: Where Children Rule book cover

    Child Autonomy and Child Governance in Children's Literature

    Where Children Rule, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Interactive Books: Playful Media before Pop-Ups book cover

    Interactive Books

    Playful Media before Pop-Ups, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Reid-Walsh

    Movable books are an innovative area of children’s publishing. Commonly equated with spectacular pop-ups, movable books have a little-known history as interactive, narrative media. Since they are hybrid artifacts consisting of words, images and movable components, they cross the borders between…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • 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

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