Learning From the Children: Childhood, Culture and Identity in a Changing World

Learning From the Children: Childhood, Culture and Identity in a Changing World


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ISBN-13: 9781782386759
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Series: New Directions in Anthropology , #35
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Jacqueline Waldren is Research Associate, Lecturer and Tutor in the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology and International Gender Studies and a member of Linacre College, University of Oxford. Her research on Europe includes identity, gender, migration, tourism and lifestyle changes. Her publications include Insiders and Outsiders (1996), Tourists and Tourism (co-ed., 1997), Anthropological Perspectives on Local Development (co-ed., 2004) and many articles. She is Director of DAMARC, Deia Archaeological and Anthropological Museum and Research Centre in Mallorca, Spain.

Ignacy-Marek Kaminski is a Lecturer in Social Anthropology at Mejiro University, Tokyo; Associate Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Social Anthropology at Goteborg University; and Visiting Senior Fellow at Linacre College, Oxford University. He has done fieldwork among the Ainu, Inuit, Roma and Ryukyuans; his research focuses on transitive identity, conflict resolution and leadership. His works are published in twelve languages.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations




Jacqueline Waldren and Ignacy-Marek Kaminski


Chapter 1. Invisible Routes, Invisible Lives: The Multiple Worlds of Runaway and Missing Women and Girls in Upper Sindh, Pakistan

Nafisa Shah

Chapter 2. Education, Tradition and Modernization: Bedouin Girls in Israel

Sarab Abu-Rabia Quedar


Chapter 3. More Than One Rung: Young women's disadvantage in careers, work, skills and pay

Lucy Russell and Louisa Darian

Chapter 4. We're Not Poor! They Are: Talking with children and parents about poverty and social exclusion in so-called 'deprived areas' of Milton Keynes

Anna L rke

Chapter 5. Dancing With An Angel :What I have learnt from my "special needs" daughter, Elisa

Elsa Dawson

Chapter 6. Being Parented? Children and young people's engagement with parenting activities

Julie Seymour and Sally McNamee


Chapter 7. Children's Moving Stories: How the children of British lifestyle migrants cope with super-diversity

Karen O'Reilly

Chapter 8. Children Negotiating Identity in Mallorca

Jacqueline Waldren

Chapter 9. Identity Without Birthright: Negotiating Children's Citizenship and Identity in Cross-Cultural Bureaucracy

Ignacy-Marek Kaminski

Chapter 10. Doing Fieldwork with Children in Japan

Roger Goodman

Notes on the Contributors



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