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

Author: WALDREN, J. (ED)
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 204
Pub Date: 01/09/2014
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 9781782386759
Availability: In stock
Quick overview Children and youth, regardless of their ethnic backgrounds, are experiencing lifestyle choices their parents never imagined and contributing to the transformation of ideals, traditions, education and adult - child power dynamics.
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Children and youth, regardless of their ethnic backgrounds, are experiencing lifestyle choices their parents never imagined and contributing to the transformation of ideals, traditions, education and adult - child power dynamics. As a result of the advances in technology and media as well as the effects of globalization, the transmission of social and cultural practices from parents to children is changing. Based on a number of qualitative studies, this book offers insights into the lives of children and youth in Britain, Japan, Spain, Israel/Palestine, and Pakistan. Attention is focused on the child's perspective within the social-power dynamics involved in adult - child relations, which reveals the dilemmas of policy, planning and parenting in a changing world.

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