Childhood Studies : An Introduction, Paperback

Childhood Studies : An Introduction Paperback

Edited by Dominic Wyse

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This text introduces students to the key issues in the study of childhood, from infancy through to adulthood, from an interdisciplinary and multi--professional perspective. * A broad--ranging introductory guide to key issues in the study of childhood. * Approaches childhood studies from an interdisciplinary and multi--professional perspective. * Presents the basics of psychology, social welfare, education, health, law, culture, rights, politics, and economics as they relate to children. * For each discipline, the role of relevant professionals, such as social workers, nursery teachers, paediatric nurses and child lawyers, is also considered. * Contributors have both practical and academic backgrounds in a range of specialist areas. * Each chapter includes an independent learning activity, case studies, a glossary and annotated bibliography. * Will inspire debate in the classroom about childhood issues.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320 pages, black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • Category: Age groups: children
  • ISBN: 9780631233978

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