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Children's Childhoods : Observed And Experienced - Berry Mayall

Children's Childhoods

Observed And Experienced

By: Berry Mayall (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 23rd November 1994
ISBN: 9780750703697
Number Of Pages: 192

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Explores the social status of children, through consideration of their positioning in a range of social settings and in sociological theory.

Introductionp. 1
Women and Children First and Last: Parallels and Differences between Children's and Women's Studiesp. 13
Children's Rightsp. 33
Researching Children's Rights to Integrityp. 45
The Family- A Refuge from Demands or an Arena for the Exercise of Power and Control- Children's Fictions on Their Future Familiesp. 63
Television and the Definition of Childhoodp. 79
Creating the Capable Body: Discourses about Ability and Effort in Primary and Secondary School Studiesp. 97
Children in Action at Home and Schoolp. 114
Responsible Children? Aspects of Children's Work and Employment outside School in Contemporary UKp. 128
Opportunities for Childhoods in Late Twentieth Century Britainp. 144
Childhood as a Mode of Productionp. 153
Notes on Contributorsp. 167
Referencesp. 169
Indexp. 180
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ISBN: 9780750703697
ISBN-10: 0750703695
Series: World of Childhood & Adolescence S
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 23rd November 1994
Publisher: CRC PR INC
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.75 x 16.36  x 1.65
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 1