Introduction to Childhood Studies

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McGraw-Hill Education, Jun 1, 2004 - Education - 209 pages
This key textbook examines childhood from historical, socio-cultural and policy perspectives. Each chapter is written by an expert who looks at a different aspect of childhood, including historical representations of childhood; the construction of childhood in children's literature; childhood and sexuality; the sociology of childhood; developmental psychology; the changing nature of children's relationships with the electronic media; children's rights; and children and the law.

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