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  • Child Autonomy and Child Governance in Children's Literature

    Where Children Rule

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Politics of Foster Care Administration in the United States

    By Rebecca H. Padot

    Government-by-proxy and intergovernmental relations profoundly affect the public administration of foster care. Using examples from foster care systems in the states of Delaware, Michigan, New York, and Rhode Island, Rebecca Padot eloquently combines a rigorous methodology and theory work to expose…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Trends in Chinese Education

    Edited by Chen Hongjie, W. James Jacob

    This book considers a wide range of key developments and key areas of debate in China’s education system. Marketization, quality assurance, and issues of inequality and gender are all discussed, as are expansion in the primary, secondary and tertiary sectors, the impact of globalization, and the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • Deconstructing Developmental Psychology

    3rd Edition

    By Erica Burman

    In this completely revised and updated edition, Deconstructing Developmental Psychology interrogates the assumptions and practices surrounding the psychology of child development, providing a critical evaluation of the role and contribution of developmental psychology within social practice. Since…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Andy Furlong

    The second and completely revised edition of the Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood draws on the work of leading academics from four continents in order to introduce up-to-date perspectives on a wide range of issues that affect and shape youth and young adulthood. It provides a…

    Hardback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Childhood in World History

    3rd Edition

    By Peter N Stearns

    Taking a global look at what the category of childhood has meant from agricultural societies to the present day, Childhood in World History offers a vital overview of this topical field. Through comparative analysis, Peter Stearns facilitates a cross-cultural and transnational understanding of…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Voicing Girlhood in Popular Music

    Performance, Authority, Authenticity

    Edited by Jacqueline Warwick, Allison Adrian

    This interdisciplinary volume explores the girl’s voice and the construction of girlhood in contemporary popular music, visiting girls as musicians, activists, and performers through topics that range from female vocal development during adolescence to girls’ online media culture. While girls’…

    Hardback – 2016-06-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • The Idea of Infancy in Nineteenth-Century British Poetry

    Romanticism, Subjectivity, Form

    By D.B. Ruderman

    This book radically refigures the conceptual and formal significance of childhood in nineteenth-century English poetry. By theorizing infancy as a poetics as well as a space of continual beginning, Ruderman shows how it allowed poets access to inchoate, uncanny, and mutable forms of subjectivity…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • Parental Incarceration

    Personal Accounts and Developmental Impact

    Edited by Denise Johnston, Megan Sullivan

    Parental Incarceration makes available personal stories by adults who have had the childhood experience of parental incarceration. These stories help readers better understand the complex circumstances that influence these children’s health and development, as well as their high risk for…

    Paperback – 2016-03-25
    Routledge

  • Sharing Lives

    Adult Children and Parents

    By Marc Szydlik

    Sharing Lives explores the most important human relationships which last for the longest period of our lives: those between adult children and their parents. Offering a new reference point for studies on the sociology of family, the book focuses on the reasons and results of lifelong…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Big Smallness

    Niche Marketing, the American Culture Wars, and the New Children’s Literature

    By Michelle Ann Abate

    This book is the first full-length critical study to explore the rapidly growing cadre of amateur-authored, independently-published, and niche-market picture books that have been released during the opening decades of the twenty-first century. Emerging from a powerful combination of the ease and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Childhood, Family, Alcohol

    By Mark Jayne, Gill Valentine

    Drawing together international research from the fields of geography, alcohol studies, sociology, psychology and childhood studies, Jayne and Valentine explore children’s understandings and experiences of alcohol consumption and the role of alcohol in family life. Chapters address both…

    Paperback – 2015-12-28
    Routledge

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