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  • Children, Young People and Care

    Edited by John Horton, Michelle Pyer

    This book brings together new, multidisciplinary research on the lives and experiences of children and young people as carers, as cared for, and in relation to spaces and institutions of care. The contributions are organised into three key themes, with each section containing a section introduction…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • African American Children in American Political Life

    The Literature and Politics of the Impossible

    By Myisha Priest

    This book explores the ways that figures of Black children and writing for them articulate complex and contested notions of justice arising from the entanglements of black freedom and black subjection, articulations made material in spectacular performances on the political stage. Connecting…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Childhood Studies

    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 – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Aboriginal Children, History and Health

    Beyond Social Determinants

    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

  • Atlantic Childhoods in Global Contexts

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge

  • The Early Reader in Children’s Literature and Culture

    Theorizing Books for Beginning Readers

    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,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Children in Crisis

    Ethnographic Studies in International Contexts

    Edited by Manata Hashemi, Martin Sanchez-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

    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

  • Fathers in Families

    The Changing Role of the Father in the Family

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge

  • Death and the Maiden (Routledge Revivals)

    Girls' Initiation Rites in Greek Mythology

    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

    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)

    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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