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Goddard, Jim

The Politics of Childhood

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Table of contents

Part One. Children in Theory and History

1. Introduction: The Politics of Childhood — An Overview
Allison fames, Adrian James

2. Interpreting Children’s Needs: Contested Assumptions in the Provision of Welfare
Nigel Thomas

3. The Politics of Modern Childhood: American Socialisation and the Crisis of Individualism
Jim Block

4. The ‘Shame of America’: African-American Civil Rights and the Politics of Childhood
Rebecca Schweinitz

Part Two. Children, Money and Work

5. Child Labour and Children’s Rights: Policy Issues in Three Affluent Societies
Wiebina Heesterman

6. Entertaining Guests or Entertaining the Guests: Children’s Emotional Labour in Hotels, Pubs and Boarding Houses
Julie Seymour

7. Growing Up in Poverty While Living in an Affluent Society: Personal Experiences and Coping Strategies of Dutch Poor Children
Tamara Hoek

Part Three. Children at School

8. Mobilising Family Solidarity? Rights, Responsibilities and Secondary Schooling in Urban Mexico
Maribel Blasco

9. ’Gypsy Children Can’t Learn’: Roma in the Hungarian Education System
Annabel Tremlett

10. The Invisible Child in Education Law
Ann Blair

Part Four. Children, Power and Decision-making

11. Placing Children on the Political Agenda: New Zealand’s Agenda for Children
Maree Brown, Jaleh McCormack

12. The Representation of Children in the Media: Aspects of Agency and Literacy
Máire Messenger Davies, Nick Mosdell

13. Family Law and the Construction of Childhood in England and Wales
Sally McNamee, Adrian James, Allison James

14. Meeting the Challenge? Voicing Children and Young People in Mental Health Research
Vicki Coppock

15. Future Directions for the Study of Childhood
Jim Goddard

Keywords: Social Sciences, Childhood, Adolescence and Society, Sociology of Family, Youth and Aging, Social Theory, Sociology, general

Editor
 
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
297 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230523197
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-51790-9

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