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Changing Childhoods: Local and Global

Author: MONTGOMERY H ET
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Pub Date: 01/07/2003
ISBN: 9780470846957
Availability: In stock
Quick overview Childhood is a brand new series of textbooks, co-published with The Open University which represents a coherent and integrated treatment of a wide range of topics and approaches, which will have a relevance to courses in childhood studies; sociology; psychology; anthropology and cultural studies as well as education and social policy.
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Childhood is a brand new series of textbooks, co-published with The Open University which represents a coherent and integrated treatment of a wide range of topics and approaches, which will have a relevance to courses in childhood studies; sociology; psychology; anthropology and cultural studies as well as education and social policy. The fourth volume, Changing Childhoods: Local and Global considers the status of children and society, and the significance of children's rights. Topics include the effects of poverty, ill-health and violence on children's well-being. Finally, the book illustrates the ways in which children and young people become engaged with social issues, including issues surrounding their status as children. Illustrated throughout with both cross-cultural and historical examples, this text is ideal for a wide range of courses. Features includes:* An interactive text* Carefully-selected case studies and readings from the USA, Bangladesh and South Africa* Attractive layout and colour design throughout* A high level of illustration* Clear and 'student-friendly' style* Used by the OU for its own teaching

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