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

Acknowledgements

Preface

Introduction

Jacqueline Waldren and Ignacy-Marek Kaminski

PART I: CHANGING NORMS

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

PART II: LISTENING AND LEARNING

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

PART III: CROSS-CULTURAL MOBILITY

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

Bibliography

Index

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