Childhood in American Society A Reader

ISBN-10: 0205617131

ISBN-13: 9780205617135

Edition: 2010

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List price: $97.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/5/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

Introduction: Everyone Has a Childhood, Right?
Meanings of Childhood
Editor's Introduction: Why Do Experiences of Childhood Change?
From Child Labor to Child Work: Redefining the Economic World of Children
Minors, Censorship, Sex, and History
Childhood in America Past and Present
All Are Above Average
In Search of the Child
Kidnapped: Childhood Stolen?
Theorizing Childhood
Editor's Introduction: How Do Social Scientists Think About Children?
Re-Visioning Women and Social Change: Where Are the Children?
Children's Interpretive Reproductions
A Window on the "New" Sociology of Childhood
A New Paradigm for the Sociology of Childhood?
Studying Children
Editor's Introduction: How Do Social Scientists Study Children and Childhood?
Yeah, You're Big Bill: Entering Kids' Culture
Researchers and Kids
Researching Children and Childhood
Editor's Introduction: How Do Children Actively Negotiate Relationships with Friends and Family?
Exchanges, Labels, and Put-Downs
Crude Comments and Sexual Scripts
Gender Roles and Settlement Activities Among Children and Their Immigrant Families
Concerted Cultivation and the Accomplishment of Natural Growth
Constructing Race, Ethnicity, and Gender
Editor's Introduction: Beyond Socialization and Imitation
Using Racial and Ethnic Concepts: The Critical Case of Very Young Children
Constructing and Negotiating Racial Identity in School
The Collaborative Emergence of Race in Children's Play: A Case of Two Summer Camps
Constructing "Opposite Sides"
Barbie Girls Versus Sea Monsters: Children Constructing Gender
Girls, Race, and Identity: Border Work Between Classes
Popular Culture, Consumption, and Play
Editor's Introduction: The Importance of Play and Popular Culture
Outside Class: A Historical Analysis of American Children's Competitive Activities
Flight Toward Maturity: The Tooth Fairy
Kids and Commerce
Kids in Toyland
"We Pledge Allegiance to Kids": Nickelodeon and Citizenship
Talking Dirty: Children, Sexual Knowledge, and Television
Social Problems and Inequality
Editor's Introduction: Are Young People Really Prized in American Society?
Who Are You Kidding? Children, Power, and the Struggle Against Sexual Abuse
In Sickness and in Play: Children Coping with Chronic Illness
Children of the Incarcerated
Working Children
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