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  • Child Rights and International Discrimination Law

    Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marit Skivenes, Karl Harald Søvig

    Societies and states are at a crossroad in how children are treated and how their rights are respected and protected. Children´s new position and their strong rights create tensions and challenge the traditional relationships between family and the state. The United Nations Convention on the Rights…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Play and the Artist’s Creative Process

    The Work of Philip Guston and Eduardo Paolozzi, 1st Edition

    By Elly Thomas

    This book sheds new light on the creative processes behind the work of Eduardo Paolozzi and Philip Guston. In examining the artists’ processes as play, the volume demonstrates how an artist’s work lies beyond defined art movements. Elly Thomas explores the lasting impact of childhood play, drawing…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08 
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Children's Agency

    A Critical, Psychosocial Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Greene, Elizabeth Nixon

    This novel book approaches the topic of children’s agency from a fresh perspective, emphasising what psychological and developmental science can bring to a debate which has been dominated by sociology and anthropology. It reviews research on agency from family, school and wider society domains,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 

  • Aging in the Family

    1st Edition

    By George E. Dickinson, Brenda S. Sanders

    With a rapidly aging population throughout the world, the issue of larger percentages of older adults has repercussions for both policy and the job market. Whether a university student about to seek a full-time job or a caregiver for an older person, Aging in the Family should enhance the reader’s…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20 

  • Childhood into Adolescence

    Growing up in the 1970s, 1st Edition

    By John Newson, Elizabeth Newson

    Edited by Peter Barnes, Susan Gregory

    This book is about the lives of 11-year-old children growing up in a Midlands city in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. Based on interviews with their parents, it describes family life at the time, as well as the experiences, hopes and concerns of the children as they themselves become adolescents. The…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18

  • Interdisciplinary Feminist Perspectives on Crimes of Clerical Child Sexual Abuse

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Gleeson, Timothy Willem Jones

    In recent years the sexual abuse of children in religious institutions has gripped the Western world, as churches, governments and civil society attempt to come to terms with the magnitude of widespread historical abuses. Questions continue to be asked about why it is that perpetrators were able to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02

  • 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

  • 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

  • African American Children in American Political Life

    The Literature and Politics of the Impossible, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-31
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • 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 Research in Museum Studies

  • 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

  • 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
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

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