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Author Smith, Roger S. (Roger Shipley), 1953-

Title A universal child? / Roger Smith

Publ Info Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
 CCRI-Newport  HQ767.9 .S65 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HQ767.9 .S65 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HQ767.9 S65 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 228 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The disputed child -- Theoretical aspects of childhood -- Alternative perspectives of childhood -- Children and time : historical and contemporary ideas about childhood -- Children and place : an inevitable source of "difference"? -- The search for common ground in accounts of childhood -- Childhood in context -- Children, the state, and social policy -- Children and the market -- Children and the media -- Childhood : universal or contextual? -- Childhood : an adult conception? -- What do children think about childhood? -- Childhoods : the same, only different? -- What should we do about children (and childhood)?
Mesh Subject Child
Social Environment
LC subject Children
Children -- Social conditions
ISBN 9781403907844 (hbk.)
1403907846 (hbk.)
9781403907851 (pbk.)
1403907854 (pbk.)