Children, Childhood and English Society, 1880-1990
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Children, Childhood and English Society, 1880-1990 by Harry Hendrick
Book DescriptionThis book is intended to be a guide to the burgeoning literature on the history of childhood. Harry Hendrick reviews the most important debates and the main findings of a number of historians on a range of topics including the changing social constructions of childhood, child-parent relations, social policy, schooling, leisure and the thesis that modern childhood is 'disappearing'. The intention of this concise study is to provide readers with a reliable account of the evolution of some of the most important developments in adult-child relations during the last one hundred years. The author draws his material not only from historians but also from sociologists, anthropologists, psychologists and children's rights activists. Thus he successfully shows how much of our 'modern' understanding of childhood and of children results from both an historical and a social scientific understanding.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521576246
(216mm x 138mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 9-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Harry Hendrick
Children, Childhood and English Society, 1880-1990, Hardback (October 1997)
Unique guide to the main developments in adult-child relations during the last one hundred years.
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A study of the debate on male youth in the period 1880-1920, a period of time when male working-class youth was regarded as an economic, moral and social problem. The author demonstrates the long underestimated significance of the male adolescent in British society.
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