Researching Children's Popular Culture: The Cultural Spaces of Childhood

Researching Children's Popular Culture: The Cultural Spaces of Childhood

by Claudia Mitchell, Jacqueline Reid-Walsh
     
 

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The place of childhood in popular culture is one that invites new readings both on childhood itself, but also on approaches to studying childhood. Discussing different methods of researching children's popular culture, they argue that the interplay of the age of the players, the status of their popular culture, the transience of the objects, and indeed the… See more details below

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The place of childhood in popular culture is one that invites new readings both on childhood itself, but also on approaches to studying childhood. Discussing different methods of researching children's popular culture, they argue that the interplay of the age of the players, the status of their popular culture, the transience of the objects, and indeed the ephemerality - and long lastingness - of childhood, all contribute to what could be regarded as a particularized space for childhood studies - and one that challenges many of the conventions of "doing research" involving children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134553389
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/29/2005
Series:
Media, Education and Culture
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
3 MB

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