Childhood And Society / Edition 1
  • Childhood And Society / Edition 1
  • Childhood And Society / Edition 1

Childhood And Society / Edition 1

by Michael Wyness
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333946499

ISBN-13: 9780333946497

Pub. Date: 04/01/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This inspiring new book explores a range of sociological approaches to researching the fascinating lives and social worlds of children, and the phenomenon of childhood. In doing so, it reviews competing theoretical positions on childhood discussing issues such as poverty, abuse and rights, as well as ethical issues relating to research with children.  See more details below

Overview

This inspiring new book explores a range of sociological approaches to researching the fascinating lives and social worlds of children, and the phenomenon of childhood. In doing so, it reviews competing theoretical positions on childhood discussing issues such as poverty, abuse and rights, as well as ethical issues relating to research with children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333946497
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.23(w) x 8.64(h) x 0.65(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
• The Social Meaning of Childhood
• Childhood and Social Structure
• Children and Childhood in Late Modernity
• Childhood in Crisis: Social disorder and reconstruction
• Children, Family and the State: Policing Childhood
• Theories of Growing Up: Developmentalism and Socialisation Theory
• Schooling Children
• Children's Social Worlds - Culture, Play and Technology
• Researching Children and Childhood: Methods, Ethics and Politics * Children: Their Rights and Politics
• Conclusion
• Bibliography

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