The Sociology of Childhood / Edition 1

The Sociology of Childhood / Edition 1

by William A. Corsaro
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803990111

ISBN-13: 9780803990111

Pub. Date: 02/19/1997

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The Sociology of Childhood is recommended for use as the core text in courses on the sociology of children and childhood, as well as for parents, teachers, and other adults interested in the social lives and development of children. It can also be used in early education, child development, and child psychology courses, and as a supplemental text in the area of family…  See more details below

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The Sociology of Childhood is recommended for use as the core text in courses on the sociology of children and childhood, as well as for parents, teachers, and other adults interested in the social lives and development of children. It can also be used in early education, child development, and child psychology courses, and as a supplemental text in the area of family studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803990111
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/19/1997
Series:
Sociology for a New Century Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1The sociological study of childhood1
1Social theories of childhood5
2The structure of childhood and children's interpretive reproductions29
3Studying children and childhood45
Pt. 2Children, childhood, and the families in historical and cultural context59
4Historical views of childhood and children61
5Social change, families, and children examining changes in families83
Pt. 3Children's cultures107
6Children's peer cultures and interpretive reproduction109
7Sharing and control in initial peer cultures133
8Conflict and differentiation in the initial peer culture161
9Preadolescent peer cultures191
Pt. 4Children, social problems, and the future of childhood225
10Children, social problems, and the family229
11Children, social problems and society251
12The future of childhood283

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