Books in category Social Science – Children’s Studies

  • Protecting Aboriginal Children

    Protecting Aboriginal Children
    Chris Walmsley

    This is the first book to document emerging practice in Aboriginal communities and describe child protection practice simultaneously from the point of view of the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal social worker.

  • The Girl s Own

    The Girl’s Own
    Claudia Nelson, Lynne Vallone

    The eleven contributors to The Girl's Own explore British and American Victorian representations of the adolescent girl by drawing on such contemporary sources as conduct books, housekeeping manuals, periodicals, biographies, photographs, …

  • Supporting Families

    Supporting Families
    Stuart Adam, Mike Brewer

    Drawing on a large-scale 28-year survey, this report analyses entitlements to child-contingent taxes and benefits for thousands of households.

  • Facing the Challenges of Whole School Reform

    Facing the Challenges of Whole-School Reform
    Mark Berends, Susan J. Bodilly, Sheila Nataraj Kirby

    This book willinterest those who want to better understand comprehensive school reform andits effects on teaching and learning within high-stakes accountabilityenvironments.

  • Iqbal Farooq og den sorte pjerrot Volume 1

    Iqbal Farooq og den sorte pjerrot, Volume 1
    Manu Sareen

    Iqbal Farooq og den sorte Pjerrot er første bind i Manu Sareens serie om 13-årige Iqbal fra Nørrebro. "Det er sjældent, man griner hjerteligt på hver side, selv om bogen er en børnebog.

  • Dalla parte delle bambine

    Dalla parte delle bambine
    Elena Gianini Belotti

    La tradizionale differenza di carattere tra maschio e femmina non è dovuta a fattori innati, bensì a condizionamenti culturali che l'individuo subisce nel corso del suo sviluppo … in realtà non esistono qualità "maschili" e qualità …

  • Intercultural Education in the European Context

    Intercultural Education in the European Context
    Dr Marco Catarci, Prof Dr Massimiliano Fiorucci

    This book offers a comparative analysis of the intercultural theories and practices developed in the European context.

  • Rethinking Youth Wellbeing

    Rethinking Youth Wellbeing
    Katie Wright, Julie McLeod

    This volume offers a critical rethinking of the construct of youth wellbeing, stepping back from taken-for-granted and psychologically inflected understandings.

  • Child Welfare

    Child Welfare
    Timothy Ross

    Child welfare workers often need cooperation from other agencies that have their own goals and regulations.

  • The Agency of Children

    The Agency of Children
    David Oswell

    Uses the idea of children's agency to survey the main issues in childhood studies.

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