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Forthcoming Books

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  1. Constructing and Reconstructing Childhood

    Contemporary Issues in the Sociological Study of Childhood, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Allison James, Alan Prout

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    When the first edition of this seminal work appeared in 1990, the sociology of childhood was only just beginning to emerge as a distinct sub-discipline. Drawing together strands of existing sociological writing about childhood and shaping them into a new paradigm, the original edition of this...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of Foster Care Administration in the United States

    By Rebecca Padot

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Government-by-proxy and intergovernmental relations profoundly affect the public administration of foster care. Using examples from foster care systems in the states of Delaware, Michigan, New York, and Rhode Island, Rebecca Padot eloquently combines a rigorous methodology and theory work to expose...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World

    Edited by Paula S. Fass

    Series: Routledge Histories

    The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World provides an important overview of the main themes surrounding the history of childhood in the West from antiquity to the present day. By broadly incorporating the research in the field of Childhood Studies, the book explores the major advances...

    To Be Published November 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Children

    Rights and Childhood, 3rd Edition

    By David Archard

    Children: Rights and Childhood is widely regarded as the ?rst book to offer a detailed philosophical examination of children’s rights. David Archard provides a clear and accessible introduction to a topic that has assumed increasing relevance since the book’s ?rst publication. Divided clearly into...

    To Be Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

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

    In the years 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 engaged in the...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Childhood

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    By David Bohm

    Series: Key Ideas

    In this book Chris Jenks looks at what the ways in which we construct our image of childhood can tell us about ourselves. After a general discussion of the social construction of childhood, the book is structured around three examples of the way the image of the child is played out in society: the...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. International Perspectives on Child Victimisation

    By Julia Davidson, Christopher Hamerton

    International Perspectives on Child Victimisation offers a comprehensive overview of the established themes and emergent debates relating to the abuse and victimization of children. Highlighting key areas of global concern, and illustrated with detailed case studies of important developments, Julia...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Children's Literature, Domestication, and Social Foundation

    Narratives of Civilization and Wilderness

    By Layla AbdelRahim

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This study of children's literature as knowledge, culture, and social foundation bridges the gap between science and literature and examines the interconnectedness of fiction and reality as a two-way road. The book investigates how the civilized narrative orders experience by means of segregation,...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Global Perspectives on Death in Children’s Literature

    Edited by Lesley D. Clement, Leyli Jamali

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This volume visits death in children’s literature from around the world, making a substantial contribution to the dialogue between the expanding fields of Childhood Studies, Children’s Literature, and Death Studies. Considering both textual and pictorial representations of death, contributors focus...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. State Powers and Private Rights in the UK Child Protection System

    Policing Parents

    By Lauren Devine

    State Powers and Private Rights in the UK Child Protection System: Policing Parents examines in detail the UK child protection and safeguarding system, exploring its theoretical and legal basis and implications in modern society. The system of child protection and safeguarding derives from a...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

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