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  • 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 – 2016-07-05 
    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 – 2016-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Canon Constitution and Canon Change in Children’s Literature

    Edited by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Anja Müller

    This volume focuses on the (de)canonization processes in children’s literature, considering the construction and cultural-historical changes of canons in different children’s literatures. Chapters by international experts in the field explore a wide range of different children’s literatures from…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • 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

  • 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's Literature and Culture of the First World War

    Edited by Lissa Paul, Rosemary R. Johnston, Emma Short

    Because all wars in the twenty-first century are potentially global wars, the centenary of the first global war is the occasion for reflection. This volume offers an unprecedented account of the lives, stories, letters, games, schools, institutions (such as the Boy Scouts and YMCA), and toys of…

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

  • Raising Mixed Race

    Multiracial Asian Children in a Post-Racial World

    By Sharon H Chang

    Research continues to uncover early childhood as a crucial time when we set the stage for who we will become. In the last decade, we have also seen a sudden massive shift in America’s racial makeup with the majority of the current under-5 age population being children of color. Asian and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • 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 – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

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