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  1. Death and the Maiden (Routledge Revivals)

    Girls' Initiation Rites in Greek Mythology

    By Ken Dowden

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A remarkable number of Greek myths concern the plight of virgins – slaughtered, sacrificed, hanged, transformed into birds, cows, dear, bears, trees, and punished in Hades. Death and the Maiden, first published in 1989, contextualises this mythology in terms of geography, history and culture, and...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. From the Global to the Local

    How International Rights Reach Bangladesh's Children

    By Andrea Schapper

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    From the Global to the Local develops a unique perspective on human rights governance in developing countries, where the state often lacks the required resources, capacities and expertise for implementing rights. Considering how rights that have been agreed upon in the global arena of world...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Adults and Children in the Roman Empire (Routledge Revivals)

    By Thomas Wiedemann

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    There is little evidence to enable us to reconstruct what it felt like to be a child in the Roman world. We do, however, have ample evidence about the feelings and expectations that adults had for children over the centuries between the end of the Roman republic and late antiquity. Thomas Wiedemann...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Adolescent Identity

    Evolutionary, Cultural and Developmental Perspectives

    Edited by Bonnie L. Hewlett

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    As our world becomes increasingly permeable, and as human populations are rapidly converging and transitioning within a global interconnectedness, it is vital that we look to, and learn from, those most adept at the adaptation, creation, and contesting of culture: adolescents. This text is designed...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

    Edited by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet, Didier Reynaert, Sara Lembrechts

    Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children’s rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies. This handbook offers an engaging overview of the contemporary research landscape for those people in the theory and practice of...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Pets and Domesticity in Victorian Literature and Culture

    Animality, Queer Relations, and the Victorian Family

    By Monica Flegel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    Addressing the significance of the pet in the Victorian period, this book examines the role played by the domestic pet in delineating relations for each member of the "natural" family home. Flegel explores the pet in relation to the couple at the head of the house, to the children who make up the...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development

    Edited by Patricia M. Greenfield, Rodney R. Cocking

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development was the first volume to analyze minority child development by comparing minority children to children in their ancestral countries, rather than to children in the host culture. It was a ground-breaking volume that not only offered an historical...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. The Power of the Fathers

    Historical Perspectives from Ancient Rome to the Nineteenth Century

    Edited by Margareth Lanzinger

    The book examines the topic of paternal authority as it developed over a long period of time. The focus is on the power of fathers as manifested within a complex fabric of legal, social, economic, political and moral aspects. In early modern times, a father’s power was based upon his personal and...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Children and Young People as Knowledge Producers

    Edited by Gina Porter, Janet Townsend, Kate Hampshire

    Despite the widespread promotion of children’s voices by activists and policy makers over the last decade, the potential for young people’s knowledge to impact on adult agendas and policy arenas is by no means a certainty. This book presents critiques of participation in settings where young people...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Youth On Religion

    The development, negotiation and impact of faith and non-faith identity

    By Nicola Madge, Peter Hemming, Kevin Stenson

    Globalisation has led to increasing cultural and religious diversity in cities around the world. What are the implications for young people growing up in these settings? How do they develop their religious identities, and what roles do families, friends and peers, teachers, religious leaders and...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge