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“The savage childhood of the human race”

David W. Jardine

Dr. David W. Jardine is a Full Professor of Education at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is the author and co-author of seven other books in education, over 80 articles in refereed scholarly journals, and dozens of book chapters. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pedagogy Left in Peace : Cultivating Free Spaces in Teaching and Learning

Continuum, 2012

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...We are an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you're studying that reality–judiciously as you will–we'll act again, creating other new realities, which you can study, too, and that's how things will sort out...

Childhood

Education level overview

...Overview In Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies, childhood is defined as the age range from birth to the age of 12. This resource explores and details the experiences of children from a diverse range of regional contexts. As well...

Overview of Childhood (USA)

Cindy Dell Clark

Cindy Dell Clark is Associate Professor at Rutgers University, Camden, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...The United States is the only nation worldwide that has not ratified the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Whereas institutions in many signatory countries have reoriented toward children’s rights and children...

Conclusions

Mitsuko Matsumoto

Mitsuko Matsumoto gained her DPhil at the Department of Education, University of Oxford, UK. She currently collaborates with el Fundación Education para el Empleo in Madrid, Spain, and has worked for the UN Liaison Office of Soka Gakkai International, a Buddhist association that promotes peace, culture and education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education and Disadvantaged Children and Young People

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The book has explored where, why and how some groups of children and young people are disadvantaged in education and also how their disadvantage can be redressed. The book has done so by having seven case studies about education and groups...

Gender in Childhood (Canada)

Pamela Malins

Pamela Malins is a senior research assistant at Western University, Canada . Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Gender, status and rights The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms states that every individual is equal and should not experience discrimination (1982: s. 6(2)(b)). Over the years, primarily since 2012, each province and territory...

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Childhood (Canada)

Luigi Iannacci

Luigi Iannacci is an associate professor in the School of Education and Professional Learning at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario . Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Engaging with disabilities According to Statistics Canada (2008), 3.7 percent of Canadian children under the age of 15 were reported as having one or more disabilities. Research on childhood disability in Canada suggests...

Overview of Childhood (Turkey)

Şenay Özen Altınkaynak

Şenay Özen Altınkaynak is a PhD at Kafkas University, Turkey. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Theoretical approaches to childhood and childhood studies Analyzing the current situation of childhood in a country is the most important step to overcome obstacles to the development of effective policies and to make structural changes...

Education Policy for Agency and Participation

Mario Biggeri

Mario Biggeri is Associate Professor of Development Economics at the University of Florence, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Agency and Participation in Childhood and Youth : International Applications of the Capability Approach in Schools and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Introduction Children and young people are too often excluded, in a sort of age-bias, from participation processes and collective deliberative choices. In this chapter, the capability approach is applied to rethink...

Promoting Peace through Children’s Media: The Case of Sesame Workshop

Peace Education : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Sesame Workshop has a long history of utilizing multimedia platforms to promote mutual respect and understanding in countries affected by conflict and those with diverse populations that struggle with issues of cultural violence. The work...

Introduction

Caroline Sarojini Hart

Caroline Sarojini Hart is Senior Lecturer in Education at Sheffield Hallam University, UK, and Affiliated Lecturer in Education at the University of Cambridge, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Agency and Participation in Childhood and Youth : International Applications of the Capability Approach in Schools and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The ‘capability approach’ was initially developed by economist and philosopher, Amartya Sen, recipient of the Nobel Prize in 1998 for his contributions to welfare economics and social choice theory. Sen has made particular contributions...