"This thoughtful book provides expert overviews of historical, sociological, psychological, cultural, legal and rights-informed approaches to childhood. Through these well written, readable chapters, students will be engaged with important debates in childhood studies, and led towards many ideas and problems for further investigation. This second edition includes new chapters arguing strongly for interdisciplinarity and for measured responses to the current 'crisis' in UK childhoods."
Berry Mayall, Institute of Education, University of London, UK
An Introduction to Childhood Studies offers a wide-ranging and thought-provoking approach to the study of childhood, providing an important contribution to this burgeoning area of research and teaching. It brings together key themes in the area of Childhood Studies, providing a comprehensive and accessible introduction for students and practitioners, helping to answer questions such as:
Revised and updated throughout, the new edition includes:
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Mary Jane Kehily is Senior Lecturer in Childhood and Youth Studies at the Open University, UK.
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Descripción Open University Press, 2008. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería SONG0335228704