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Changing childhoods : local and global
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 047084695X, Paperback)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 textCarefully-selected case studies and readings from the USA, Bangladesh and South AfricaAttractive layout and colour design throughoutA high level of illustrationClear and 'student-friendly' styleUsed by the OU for its own teaching
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