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  1. 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...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Fathers in Families

    The Changing Role of the Father in the Family

    Edited by Dorothea E. Dette-Hagenmeyer, Andrea B. Erzinger, Barbara Reichle

    The role of the father in a family and for his children has varied greatly throughout history. However, scientific research into fatherhood began relatively late at the end of the 1960s and early 1970s, with a strong focus on the impact of the father on child development. This book focuses on the...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Interactive Children's Texts and Movable Books

    Playful Media before Pop-Ups

    By Jacqueline Reid-Walsh

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book is a historical and comparative study of the movable book — media that crosses the borders between game and narrative — as interactive narrative media in relation to the implied and actual child interactors who engage with them. The interrelation among children, interactive media, and...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Early Reader in Children’s Literature and Culture

    Edited by Jennifer Miskec, Annette Wannamaker

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This is the first volume to consider the popular literary category of Early Readers – books written and designed for children who are just beginning to read independently. It argues that Early Readers deserve more scholarly attention and careful thought because they are, for many younger readers,...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Musical Prodigies and Childhood Performance

    Child’s Play

    By Jacqueline Warwick

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    This book examines the phenomenon of child musicians in Western culture, examining the stereotypes associated with child musicians, in terms both of musical repertoire and performance strategies, and also their function in our understandings of what childhood is. Histories of performance abound...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Child Governance and Autonomy in Children’s Literature

    Where Children Rule

    Edited by Christopher Kelen, Bjorn Sundmark

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book explores representations of child autonomy and self-governance in children’s literature.The idea of child rule and child realms is central to children’s literature, and childhood is frequently represented as a state of being , with children seen as aliens in need of passports to Adultland...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

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