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Description - Contesting Childhood by Michael Wyness

Drawing on work from within the developing field of childhood studies, this text examines theoretical and policy driven understandings of the current position of children in society. Through an analysis of policy reforms and professional initiatives within educational child care and legal contexts, the author examines different, potentially competing viewpoints of childrens social position. Chapters are devoted to a number of related themes, including child policy and moral ambiguity, the limits to child protection, the individualization of schooling and childhood and citizenship.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750708241
ISBN-10: 0750708247
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Nov-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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