Childrens Studies

Childhood and Tween Girl Culture: Family, Media and Locality by Fiona MacDonald

By Fiona MacDonald

This publication explores the ways that notions of early life are being prompted through a speedily increasing consumer-media tradition within the 21st Century. it's been argued that new phases of early life are being created and outlined via children’s position as shoppers. the concept that of ‘tween’, women elderly among nine and 14, has generated the best debate. whereas the myth international of ‘tween’ deals ladies an area to model a tender, female id it's been commonly argued that the consumer-media’s messages strain tween ladies to devour and undertake hugely sexualised appearances and behaviours.

The writer considers how the artwork of intake for ‘tween’ ladies is intrinsically associated with their hope for independence and belonging, and the way their intake is interwoven with different vital social and cultural impacts.

The booklet might be of curiosity to students and scholars within the fields of formative years and early life experiences, Cultural experiences, Feminist and Women’s reports and Sociology.

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Reaching out to Africa's orphans: a framework for public by Diane Coury, K. Subbarao, Diane Coury World Bank

By Diane Coury, K. Subbarao, Diane Coury World Bank

HIV/AIDS is producing an incredible humanitarian hindrance for households in Sub-Saharan Africa. The variety of youngsters who've misplaced one or either mom and dad to AIDS is anticipated to upward thrust to 35 million by way of 2010. Rolling again many years of growth in social improvement, HIV/AIDS has turn into an incredible constraint within the struggle opposed to poverty. Many African international locations also are being affected by civil unrest and post-conflict events leading to extra orphans or displaced young children. 'Reaching Out to Africa's Orphans' makes a considerable contribution to our figuring out of the various hazards and vulnerabilities confronted by way of orphans and the ameliorating position performed by means of the activities of governments and donors. It brings jointly the admittedly constrained facts from interventions on behalf of orphans that allows you to advancing our wisdom on what works and what doesn't in mitigating the hazards confronted through orphans, and embellishing capacities of groups to deal with this challenge. Juxtaposing the dangers and wishes of orphans opposed to the effectiveness (including cost-effectiveness) of care-giving preparations, the research addresses matters relating find out how to scale up the extra promising interventions. The authors draw a number of very important conclusions at the strengths and weaknesses of assorted courses, focusing on tools and their implications and, particularly, spotlight the gaps in our wisdom with recognize to the cost-effectiveness of interventions and the aptitude incentive results of orphan care. because assets are constrained and the matter is large, the research rightly underscores the necessity for coordination of efforts between all businesses trying to reply to the drawback.

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The Hidden Children of France, 1940-1945: Stories of by Danielle Bailly, Betty Becker-Theye

By Danielle Bailly, Betty Becker-Theye

Trans. by means of Betty Becker-Theye

Interviews with eighteen Jewish “hidden teenagers” of France and Belgium, telling the tale of their survival in the course of international struggle II.

The background of France’s “hidden young ones” and of the French voters who kept six out of 7 Jewish kids and three-fourths of the Jewish grownup inhabitants from deportation in the course of the Nazi profession is little identified to American readers. In The Hidden young children of France, 1940–1945, Danielle Bailly (a hidden baby herself whose relatives travelled all over the place rural France ahead of sending her to dwell with strangers who may perhaps shield her) unearths the tales at the back of the records of these who have been kept by means of the intense acts of normal humans. Eighteen former “hidden young children” describe their lives sooner than, in the course of, and after the struggle, recounting their very good trips and expressing their inner most gratitude to those that placed themselves in danger to save lots of others.

“…make[s] a contribution to our wisdom of the Holocaust.” — AJL stories

“In interviews, the survivors published the social and mental struggles they've got needed to focus on through the years. such a lot have pursued efficient careers and raised households. advised in interview or narrative shape, either methods are illuminating and made extra so via Betty Becker-Theye’s surprisingly fluent translation.” — Sacramento e-book Review

The Hidden young children of France records the stolen childhoods of eighteen Holocaust survivors who're between the final witnesses of the Nazi period. in this time the hot School’s collage in Exile dropped at safeguard over a hundred and eighty nice students whose very lives, similar to those young children, have been threatened through nationwide Socialism and the evil of Hitler. it's in the course of the tales of survivors that we protect the reality and heritage of the previous and teach our destiny generations to make sure compassion and justice for all.” — Bob Kerrey, President, the hot university

“Meticulous translation. not like a few testimony literature the place the voice recording prevails, during this assortment every one testimony keeps a person voice.” — Marilyn Gaddis Rose, translator of Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve’s Volupté: The Sensual Man

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Child Insanity in England, 1845-1907 by Steven Taylor

By Steven Taylor

This publication explores the remedy, management, and adventure of youngsters and youngsters qualified as insane in England in the course of the 19th and early 20th centuries. It makes use of more than a few resources from Victorian associations to discover neighborhood alterations, rural and concrete comparisons, and different types of psychological disease and psychological incapacity. The dialogue of various pathways out and in of the asylum deals a chance to re-examine nineteenth-century baby psychological impairment in a large social-cultural context, and its conclusions widen the parameters of a ‘mixed economic system of care’ by way of introducing a number of websites of therapy and confinement. via its expansive scope the research intersects with issues similar to the background of youth, institutional tradition, urbanisation, local monetary improvement, welfare background, and philanthropy.

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Handbuch Familiensoziologie by Paul B. Hill, Johannes Kopp

By Paul B. Hill, Johannes Kopp

Dieser Band bietet einen umfassenden Einblick in die große thematische Breite und Tiefe der familiensoziologischen Forschung. Dabei geht es um die Konstanten und Differenzierungen des familialen Lebens in den verschiedensten Regionen der Welt sowie die unterschiedlichen methodischen und theoretischen Ansatzpunkte in der Familienforschung. Schließlich wird eine Vielzahl familialer und sozialstruktureller Fragestellungen einschließlich ihrer empirischen Fundierung aufgegriffen, referiert und kritisch kommentiert. Heiratsmarkt, Fertilität, Arbeitsteilung, Generationenbeziehungen, Interaktionsstile, Trennung, Bildung, Mobilität sind nur einige Beispiele für den breiten thematischen Zugriff des vorliegenden Bandes, welcher in vier thematischen Abschnitten und fünfundzwanzig Beiträgen systematisch das Feld der Familiensoziologie beschreibt.

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A Child for Keeps: The History of Adoption in England, by J. Keating

By J. Keating

The heritage of adoption from 1918-1945, detailing the increase of adoption, the expansion of adoption societies and contemplating the expanding emphasis on secrecy in adoption. Analyses adoption legislations from legalization in 1926, to law and reform within the Thirties, with rules ultimately being enforced in 1943 amid trouble approximately informal wartime adoptions.

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The Homeschooling Option: How to Decide When It's Right for by L. Rivero

By L. Rivero

In this available and sincere examine homeschooling, Lisa RiveroВ explores the varied faces of homeschooled scholars and the ways that it may possibly support youngsters with unique studying wishes. She corrects misconceptions via profiles of various households and addresses the altering and intricate wishes of youngsters today.В This e-book addresses the key questions mom and dad are absolute to have as they think about this selection: socialization, curriculum, particular wishes preparations, assets, and more.В 

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Zwischen den Stühlen: Mobile und aufsuchende Jugendarbeit im by Sven Huber

By Sven Huber

Auf der Grundlage einer differenzierten examine des Arbeitsfelds der mobilen und aufsuchenden Jugendarbeit zeigt der Autor in dieser neuen qualitativen Studie in der Reihe Sozialraumforschung und Sozialraumarbeit auf, wie sich cellular und aufsuchende JugendarbeiterInnen im Spannungsfeld zwischen der Förderung sozialräumlich vermittelter Aneignungs- und Bildungsprozesse und ordnungspolitisch motivierten Versuchen der Indienstnahme verorten.

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