Children and Young People's Relationships: Learning across Majority and Minority Worlds

Children and Young People's Relationships: Learning across Majority and Minority Worlds

by Samantha Punch, Kay Tisdall

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ISBN-13: 9781134923885
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/08/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Samantha Punch is a senior lecturer in Sociology in the School of Applied Social Science at Stirling University. Her research interests include rural childhoods and youth migration in Latin America and Asia, children’s food practices, sibling relationships and birth order in Scotland. Her recent publications include Global Perspectives on Rural Childhood and Youth (Routledge: 2007) and Sociology (with Harden, Marsh, Keating, Pearson: 2013).

E. Kay M. Tisdall is Professor of Childhood Policy at the University of Edinburgh. She is Programme Director of the MSc in Childhood Studies) and Co-Director of the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Exploring children and young people’s relationships across Majority and Minority Worlds  2. Not so ‘new’? Looking critically at childhood studies  3. Children and young people’s relationships, relational processes and social change: reading across worlds  4. Conflict and coexistence: challenging interactions, expressions of agency and ways of relating in work with young people in the Minority World  5. Agents of support: intra-generational relationships and the role of agency in the support networks of child-headed households in Zambia  6. ‘Beings in their own right’? Exploring children and young people’s sibling and twin relationships in the Minority World  7. Berg-en-See street boys: merging street and family relations in Cape Town, South Africa  8. Children’s peer relationships and social identities: exploring cases of young children’s agency and complex interdependencies from the Minority World  9. An afterword: some reflections on a seminar series

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