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Theorizing Childhood

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Theorizing Childhood by Allison James

Book Description

In recent years there has been a rapid growth of interest in the sociological study of childhood. This new book draws together the major developments in the field. In particular, the book discusses contemporary sociological and anthropological research in order to develop key links between the study of childhood and social theory, exposing its historical, political and cultural dimensions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780745615653
ISBN-10: 0745615651
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 155mm x 19mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 12-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Craft of Knowledge by Allison James Craft of Knowledge, Hardback (September 2014)

This book is a contribution to contemporary debates on social research with a unique focus on the relationship between methods and the crafting of knowledge. Nine experienced researchers from different disciplines have come together to explore what really matters to them in the process of doing qualitative research.

Socialising Children by Allison James Socialising Children, Hardback (August 2013)

Drawing on children's narratives about their everyday life this book explores how children come to understand the process of socialization at home, at school and in the neighbourhood as an embodied and biographical experience.

Key Concepts in Childhood Studies by Allison James Key Concepts in Childhood Studies, Paperback (July 2012)

A new edition of this popular companion to childhood studies. The first edition was adopted heavily in both education and sociology departments, and the authors have made a timely, well-written update.

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Author Biography - Allison James

Allison James is Professor of Sociology at the University of Sheffield and Professor II at the Norwegian Centre for Child Research, Norwegian University for Science and Technology, Trondheim; Chris Jenks is Vice--Chancellor of Brunel University; Alan Prout is Professor of Sociology and Childhood Studies at the University of Warwick.

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