Category: Age Groups: Children

Born Digital : How Children Grow Up in a Digital Age
The first generation of children who were born into and raised in the digital world are coming of age and reshaping the world in their image. Our economy, our politics, our culture, and even the shape of our family life are...

13.08.2013

Sociological Studies of Children and Youth : Special International Volume
Coming from a range of methodological and theoretical orientations, this volume showcases the lives of children and the policies that shape children's lives on five continents. Across these research articles, it becomes...

21.09.2010

Beyond Technology : Children's Learning in the Age of Digital Culture
Beyond Technology offers a challenging new analysis of learning, young people and digital media. Disputing both utopian fantasies about the transformation of education and exaggerated fears about the corruption of childhood...

23.08.2011

The War Play Dilemma : What Every Parent and Teacher Needs to Know
Provides practical guidance for working with children to promote creative play, and to positively influence the lessons about violence that children learn.

22.09.2013

Transforming Child Welfare : Interdisciplinary Practices, Field Education, and Research
Canada has among the highest rate of children in foster care in the developed worlda national tragedy that has its roots in poverty, residential schooling, and other forms of colonialism. Tackling the "wicked" and...

11.05.2017

The Welfare Trait : How State Benefits Affect Personality
The welfare state has a problem: each generation living under its protection has lower work motivation than the previous one. In order to fix this problem we need to understand its causes, lest the welfare state ends up...

27.08.2013

Child Labour in Global Society
Child Labour in Global Society is a critical response to the modern educational regime, compulsory schooling and the 'slavery industry' in a globalizing world; to evolving and exploitative notions of...

28.03.2017

Careers in Child Care
NURTURE A SUCCESSFUL CAREER BY CARING FOR CHILDREN!Careers in child care are tremendously rewarding; it is also a field with diverse opportunities. In order to decide what job route is best for you, you need to begin with a...

04.02.2017

Play and Child Development
More than any other textbook on the market, Play and Child Development, Fourth Edition, ties play directly to child development. The authors address the full spectrum of play-related topics and seamlessly blend research, theory,...

01.01.2011

Double Jeopardy : Adolescent Offenders with Mental Disorders
Nearly two-thirds of adolescent offenders currently held in juvenile justice facilities across the United States meet the criteria for one or more mental disorders - a fact that has many parents, healthcare providers, and...

07.03.2011

You Can't Say You Can't Play
In this look at the moral dimensions of the classroom, MacArthur Prize-winning educator Vivian Paley introduces a new rule - You can't say you can't play - to her kindergarten students. Paley uses this rule to explore...

12.07.2016

Kids Write Through it : Essays from Kids Who've Triumphed Over Trouble
A collection of children's essays describing their experiences and how writing has enabled them to heal their pain and overcome the hardships they have faced in their lives. By children ages 7 to 12 years old. ...

12.05.2016

Mourning Child Grief Support Group Curriculum: Grades 3-6
Contains lesson plans for 10 sessions that include age-appropriate activities. These fun and engaging activities enable young children to approach highly sensitive and painful topics.

16.02.2012

Positive Peer Culture
This revision of an important and path-breaking work holds to its central argument that troubled young people can develop self-worth, significance, dignity, and responsibility only through commitment to the positive values of...

22.02.2014

Group Counseling with Juvenile Delinquents : The Limit and Lead Approach
A successful group treatment for juvenile delinquents which combines traditional and contemporary influences is described in this volume.Ferrara discusses the characteristics of delinquents relevant to understanding the value...

16.07.2014

The Ambiguity of Play
Every child knows what it means to play, but the rest of us can merely speculate. Is it a kind of adaptation, teaching us skills, inducting us into certain communities? Is it power, pursued in games of prowess? Fate, deployed in...

02.11.2016

Identity : Youth and Crisis
Identity, Erikson writes, is an unfathomable as it is all-pervasive. It deals with a process that is located both in the core of the individual and in the core of the communal culture. As the culture changes, new kinds of...

06.01.2014

Compassionate Confinement : A Year in the Life of Unit C
To date, knowledge of the everyday world of the juvenile correction institution has been extremely sparse. Compassionate Confinement brings to light the challenges and complexities inherent in the U.S. system of juvenile...

03.08.2017

The Book of Gardening Projects for Kids : 101 Ways to Get Kids Outside, Dirty, and Having Fun
Whitney Cohen and John Fisher draw on years of experience of engaging kids in every phase of gardening, from designing the space to preparing fresh food from the harvest. From their experience with their own kids in the garden...

09.02.2014

Early Childhood in Postcolonial Australia : Children's Contested Identities
Early Childhood in Postcolonial Australia is a critical narration of how Australian children use cultural markers such as, skin color, diet and religious practices to build their identity categories of "self" and...

28.08.2014

Counseling Children and Adolescents : Connecting Theory, Development, and Diversity
Adopting a broad approach which encompasses a range of ages, approaches, and interventions that are applicable to varied settings the authors have laid out an integrated framework that focuses on neuroscience and the developing...

02.09.2012

Diversity and Difference in Early Childhood Education: Issues for Theory and Practice : n/a
Early childhood professionals are often required to work with children and families from a range of diverse backgrounds. This book goes beyond simplistic definitions of diversity, encouraging a much broader understanding and...

23.10.2013

Childhood and Youth Studies
This book introduces the inter-disciplinary study of childhood and youth and the multi-agency practice of professionals who serve the needs of children, young people and their families. Exploring key theories and central ideas,...

22.06.2015

A Magna Carta for Children? : Rethinking Children's Rights
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is the most widely ratified human rights treaty in the world, yet everyday children still face poverty, violence, war, disease and disaster. Are the rights we currently afford to...

27.05.2012

Key Concepts in Childhood Studies
"Arranged alphabetically, core ideas about 'Agency' and 'Development' through to 'Socialisation' and 'Youth' are explained in straightforward language, with a concise introduction to...

02.06.2014

Divided Families : What Happens to Children When Parents Part
In spite of the upset children experience after parental separation, Furstenberg and Cherlin find that most children adapt successfully as long as their mother does reasonably well financially and psychologically, and as long as...

30.12.2016

The New Adventure Playground Movement : How Communities Across the USA Are Returning Risk and Freedom to Childhood
When Morgan Leichter-Saxby and Suzanna Law got into their little yellow car for the first time, they knew that an adventure of a lifetime was about to begin. Their objective was to connect play advocates in communities across...

07.11.2010

The Adolescent Journey : Development, Identity Formation and Psychotherapy
This is a comprehensive statement about adolescent development, identity formation, and treatment.

17.04.2012

Giving Children a Voice : A Step-by-Step Guide to Promoting Child-Centred Practice
How do you ensure that children's voices and ideas are heard and valued in relation to the settings that form part of their everyday lives?Presenting an easy to adopt step-by-step framework, this book argues in favour of...

27.05.2013

Playing to Win : Raising Children in a Competitive Culture
Playing to Win: Raising Children in a Competitive Culture follows the path of elementary school-age children involved in competitive dance, youth travel soccer, and scholastic chess. Why do American children participate in so...

03.08.2013

Typical and Atypical Development : From Conception to Adolescence
This text provides an interesting and informative account of the child's journey from the womb to the world outside, through childhood and into adolescence. It is based on the belief that it is vital for those training to...

18.08.2017

Persisters and Desisters in Crime from Adolescence into Adulthood : Explanation, Prevention and Punishment
Too many juvenile delinquents persist in their offending into adulthood. They constitute a major burden for individual victims, for businesses and the justice system, all contributing to the total cost of crime for society....

10.10.2013

A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 5: The Child's Right to Appropriate Direction and Guidance
This volume constitutes a commentary on Article 5 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. It is part of the series, A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, which provides an...

22.07.2015

The Welfare of Children
According to the United Nations' latest data, the United States has more children living in poverty than any other industrialized nation in the world. More than a fifth of all children grow up in poverty. The poverty rates...

29.01.2016

Children's Play : The Roots of Reading
In "Children's Play", leading experts in play research, child development, and early childhood education examine recent policy decisions and demonstrate the importance of play in helping children learn basic...

01.06.2017

Doing Your Early Years Research Project : A Step by Step Guide
Undertaking a research project can be a daunting task for early years students. This step-by-step guide clearly shows you how to organize and structure your project, write a literature review, interpret findings, and...

20.09.2010

Child Care and Education
Deliver an in depth programme of teaching for level 3 and level 4 with this classic textbook that inspires your students to go further.Written by an expert team of childcare authors, the sixth edition of this classic textbook...

11.07.2013

Nobody's Children : Abuse and Neglect, Foster Drift and the Adoption Alternative
Nobody's Children is an intense look at child welfare policies on abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption. Elizabeth Bartholet, one of the nation's leading experts on family law, challenges the accepted orthodoxy...

16.05.2014

Towards A Sociology For Childhood : Thinking from Children's Lives
"...explores some very timely and critical issues in the current development of Childhood Studies...It will be especially valuable for students because it integrates concrete empirical studies with reflection on underlying...

19.06.2017

Childhood in a Sri Lankan Village : Shaping Hierarchy and Desire
Like toddlers all over the world, Sri Lankan children go through a period that in the U.S. is referred to as the "terrible twos." Yet once they reach elementary school age, they appear uncannily passive, compliant and...

23.06.2011

Listening to Children : Being and becoming
Through a series of exquisite encounters with children, and through a lucid opening up of new aspects of poststructuralist theorizing, Bronwyn Davies opens up new ways of thinking about, and intra-acting with, children. This...

06.01.2015

Handbuch Biographieforschung
Dieser Band bietet einen umfassenden Einblick in die groe thematische, methodische und methodologische Breite und Tiefe der Biographieforschung und prasentiert einen Uberblick uber die verschiedenen Theorien, Ansatze und...

21.09.2011

Costly and Cute : Helpless Infants and Human Evolution
Scholars have long argued that the developmental state of the human infant at birth is unique. This volume expands that argument, pointing out that many distinctively human characteristics can be traced to the fact that we give...

03.08.2012

Children of the Fifith World : A Guide to the Coming Changes in Human Consciousness
Our species is evolving in preparation for the new world on the horizon - Explains how the increase in intuitive, creative, and abstract-thinking abilities of children as well as incidences of ADHD, dyslexia, and autism signal...

24.11.2013

School-Linked Services : Promoting Equity for Children, Families, and Communities
The evidence-based strategies in this volume close the achievement gap among students from all sociological backgrounds. Designed according to local needs assessments, they provide the services, programs, initiatives, and...

15.08.2013

The Adolescent Psyche : Jungian and Winnicottian Perspectives
Adolescence is recognised as a turbulent period of human development. Along with the physical changes of puberty, adolescents undergo significant transformations in the way they think, act, feel and perceive the world. The...

10.11.2013

The Politics of Childhoods Real and Imagined: Volume 2 : Practical Application of Critical Realism and Childhood Studies
The second volume of Priscilla Alderson's popular and renowned book Childhoods Real and Imagined relates dialectical critical realism to childhood. By demonstrating their relevance and value to each other, Alderson presents...

17.10.2011

Education & Care in the Early Years
Completely revised and updated edition of this well-established textbook, which details all recent changes in Government policy and legislation within the area of childcare. New to this edition: Describes the...

26.09.2015

The Give and Take of Everyday Life : Language Socialization of Kaluli Children
Children everywhere are socialized through language and socialized to use language. Everyday speech activities between young children and members of their families organize and give meaning to social relationships. They are in...

29.05.2016

Youth Moves : Identities and Education in Global Perspective
This fascinating collection of original essays seeks to address the possibilities and dangers of young people's transnational, commodified identities; how society and educational institutions might respond to these new...

23.01.2017

How Children Develop Social Understanding
This book provides a critical review of research into how children come to understand the social world, an area often known as children's "theories of mind". * Takes an integrated approach to the development of...

04.08.2014