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  • The Early Reader in Children’s Literature and Culture

    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 – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Migration and the Education of Young People 0-19

    An introductory guide

    Edited by Mabel Ann Brown

    Migration and the Education of Young People 0–19 investigates migration from a number of perspectives to consider the changing dynamics of society within different countries. Examining the data associated with global migration by focusing on case studies from a wide range of countries, it provides…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Privatisation, Education and Social Justice

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Privatisation in and of education is a process that takes many different forms, and is deeply controversial. While the shift in who pays is certainly an important dimension of privatisation, there have also been changes in the management, provision, and delivery of schooling. In most of the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Embodying Gender and Age in Speculative Fiction

    A Biopsychosocial Approach

    By Derek J. Thiess

    Following scholarship on gender in science fiction, this book explores the limits of considering age as a social construction, positing that an acknowledgement of aged bodies necessarily changes the way we read both age and science fiction. The volume employs contemporary clinical psychology, the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Pragmatic Children’s Nursing

    A Theory for Children and their Childhoods

    By Duncan Randall

    Pragmatic Children’s Nursing is the first attempt to create a paediatric nursing theory which argues for the importance of giving children living with illness access to a childhood which is, as far as possible, equal to that of their peers. Set in the historical context of the development of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing

  • The Education of Children and Young People in State Care

    Edited by Sonia Jackson, Ingrid Hojer

    Young people who leave care with few or no educational qualifications are at very high risk of social exclusion in adulthood. Yet in the past their education has attracted little attention from researchers or professionals. Studies by the editors and contributors to this volume show that the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Decolonising Indigenous Child Welfare

    Comparative Perspectives

    By Terri Libesman

    During the past decade, a remarkable transference of responsibility to Indigenous children’s organisation has taken place in many parts of Australia, Canada, the USA and New Zealand. It has been influenced by Indigenous peoples’ human rights advocacy at national and international levels, by claims…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge

  • Children’s Lives in an Era of Children’s Rights

    The Progress of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Africa

    Edited by Afua Twum-Danso Imoh, Nicola Ansell

    The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which was adopted unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly in 1989, marked a turning point in the perception of children in international law and policy. Although it was hoped that the Convention would have a significant and positive impact…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Social Welfare in Asia

    Edited by John Dixon, Hyung Shik Kim

    First published in 1985, this book analyses social welfare in the major countries of Asia, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic…

    Hardback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

  • Social Welfare in Africa

    Edited by John Dixon

    First published in 1987, this book analyses social welfare in the major countries of Africa, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic…

    Hardback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

  • Global Perspectives on Death in Children’s Literature

    Edited by Lesley D. Clement, Leyli Jamali

    This volume visits death in children’s literature from around the world, making a substantial contribution to the dialogue between the expanding fields of Childhood Studies, Children’s Literature, and Death Studies. Considering both textual and pictorial representations of death, contributors focus…

    Hardback – 2015-08-03
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

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