Corsaro, William A.

The Palgrave Handbook of Childhood Studies

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Table of contents

1. Why Social Studies of Childhood? An Introduction to the Handbook
Jens Qvortrup, William A. Corsaro, Michael-Sebastian Honig

Section I. Concepts of Childhood Studies

2. Childhood as a Structural Form
Jens Qvortrup

3. Agency
Allison James

4. Child Development and the Development of Childhood
Martin Woodhead

5. How Is the Child Constituted in Childhood Studies?
Michael-Sebastian Honig

6. Method and Methodology in Childhood Research
Andreas Lange, Johanna Mierendorff

Section II. Historical and Socio-Economic Contexts of Childhood

7. The Evolution of Childhood in Western Europe c.1400–c.1750
Harry Hendrick

8. Transitions to Modernity
John Gillis

9. Institutionalization as a Secular Trend
Helga Zeiher

10. Pluralization of Family Forms
An-Magritt Jensen

Section III. Generational Relations

11. Generational Order
Leena Alanen

12. Generational Relations at Family Level
Berry Mayall

13. Children, Generational Relations and Intergenerational Justice
Thomas Olk

14. Collective Identities
Heinz Hengst

Section IV. Children’s Everyday Lives/The Local Framework

15. Children’s Bodies
Laura Fingerson

16. Policies in Early Childhood Education and Care: Potentialities for Agency, Play and Learning
Gunilla Dahlberg

17. Localities: A Holistic Frame of Reference for Appraising Social Justice in Children’s Lives
John McKendrick

18. Children as Problems, Problems of Children
Katherine Brown Rosier

19. Childhood: Leisure, Culture and Peers
Ivar Frønes

Section V. Children’s Practice — Children as Participants

20. From Child Labour to Working Children’s Movements
Olga Nieuwenhuys

21. Peer Culture
William A. Corsaro

22. Play and Games
Ann-Carita Evaldsson

23. Children as Consumers
Daniel Thomas Cook

24. Children and Television
David Buckingham

25. Children and Digital Media: Online, On Site, On the Go
Kirsten Drotner

Section VI. Children’s Rights and Place in the World

26. Children’s Rights as Human Rights: Reading the UNCRC
Michael Freeman

27. Interests in and Responsibility for Children and Their Life-Worlds
Doris Bühler-Niederberger, Heinz Sünker

28. Transnational Mobilities and Childhoods
Adrian Bailey

29. Closing the Gap Between Rights and the Realities of Children’s Lives
Natalie Hevener Kaufman, Irene Rizzini

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology, general, Education, general, Childhood, Adolescence and Society, Social Work, Children, Youth and Family Policy, Sociology of Family, Youth and Aging

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