Services and Provision for Children
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Childhood by Phil Jones
Book DescriptionChildhood: Services and Provision for Children provides an important and timely contribution to the field of Childhood and Youth Studies. This cutting-edge text brings together, within a critical framework, an understanding and discussion of a broad range of services, ideas and themes, and debates the impact of them on children's lives. The text takes a truly multi-disciplinary perspective, reflecting the wide-ranging experience and backgrounds of the authors and contributors. The wealth of real case study material and reflective activities within each chapter helps develop the evaluative tools and critical skills essential for an understanding of the complex social, political and environmental issues surrounding childhood today and thus makes this an essential text for those studying in this field.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405832571
(246mm x 189mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Phil Jones
Phil Jones is Reader at the Carnegie Faculty at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. Dorothy Moss is Principle Lecturer, Carnegie Faculty, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. Pat Tomlinson is Principle Lecturer, Carnegie Faculty, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. Sue Welch is Principle Lecturer, Carnegie Faculty, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK.
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