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Childhood

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...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...

“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...

Introduction

Rosie Flewitt

Rosie Flewitt is Reader in Early Communication and Literacy in the Department of Learning and Leadership at the UCL Institute of Education, University College London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lynn Ang

Lynn Ang is Reader in Early Childhood in the Department of Learning and Leadership at the UCL Institute of Education, University College London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Research Methods for Early Childhood Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The early childhood years are specific and unique. We all know something about childhood because we have all experienced it, but every person’s experience of childhood is different. According to Danby and Farrell (2004) ‘childhood cannot...

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

Book chapter

...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...

Sexuality and Sexualization in Childhood (Finland)

Tuija Huuki

Tuija Huuki is Academy Research Fellow at the University of Oulu, Finland Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Armi Kurkikangas

Armi Kurkikangas is a university instructor at the Tampere University, Finland Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Children’s perceptions of sexuality In Finland, children’s perceptions of sexuality have been approached from the perspectives of children’s peer relations as well as relationship and sexual cultures. Research has been conducted...

Endpiece: What can we learn about children as decision makers by bringing together perspectives and experiences from different cultures?

Sue Cox

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Sue Cox is Senior Lecturer in the School of Education and Lifelong Learning, University of East Anglia, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Caroline Dyer

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Caroline Dyer is Senior Lecturer for the Centre of Development Studies at the Institute of Political and International Studies (POLIS), University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anna Robinson-Pant

Anna Robinson-Pant is Professor of Education at the Centre for Applied Research in Education, University of East Anglia, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michele Schweisfurth

Michele Schweisfurth is Professor of Comparative and International Education at the University of Glasgow, UK. She is also Editor of the journal Comparative Education and was Chair of the British Association for International and Comparative Education (2010-12). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Children as Decision Makers in Education : Sharing Experiences Across Cultures

Continuum, 2010

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...One of the stimuli behind bringing together this volume was the diversity of meanings that individual authors gave to children’s participation in decision-making. From the accounts included in this collection, we can see many issues...
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...The barriers faced by Chinese rural-urban migrants to access social services, particularly education, in host cities could help explain why the majority of migrants choose to leave their children behind. This paper proposes a theoretical...

Child Poverty from a Capability Perspective

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Introduction This chapter discusses the application of the capability approach (CA) to child poverty. First, the usual approach to measuring child poverty is explained. Most efforts to measure child poverty rely on data...

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...