Childhood Studies: A Reader in Perspectives of Childhood

Childhood Studies: A Reader in Perspectives of Childhood

by Jean Mills
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415214149

ISBN-13: 9780415214148

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book brings together a variety of perspectives on the study of childhood—the historical treatment of the subject, as well as its development as we move into a new century. Teachers of children aged 4-12 will find it helpful in its contribution to their continuing professional development.

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This book brings together a variety of perspectives on the study of childhood—the historical treatment of the subject, as well as its development as we move into a new century. Teachers of children aged 4-12 will find it helpful in its contribution to their continuing professional development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415214148
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1270L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
Pt. 1Overview5
1Perspective of childhood7
Pt. 2Literature39
2The child in nineteenth-century literature41
3Childhood and twentieth-century children's literature61
Pt. 3Education77
4Children at play79
5Language and thought97
6Moral and spiritual growth113
Pt. 4Cultural studies129
7Race, class and gender131
8Children in film145
Pt. 5Research161
9Uncovering the history of childhood163
10Researching childhood181
Index197

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