Childhood Today

Owen, Alex, ed. (2017) Childhood Today. Sage Publisher. ISBN 9781473989375 (Accepted for Publication)

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Abstract

How we understand what ‘childhood’ means in today’s society is constantly changing, and the rate of this change is unprecedented. This new edited book explores what it really means to be a child of the 21st century, and how we as professionals, researchers, parents and adults can understand an environment seemingly in constant flux. Each chapter seeks to explore and problematise some of the different ‘labels’ that we give to children in an attempt to understand their contemporary experiences. From the Regulated Child to the Stressed Child to the Poor Child the book covers a wide array of key issues in contemporary childhood, including obesity, risk, special needs, wellbeing and poverty. The pace of change in childhood can be daunting, but this book helps students, practitioners and researchers to explore, problematise and understand the variety of issues affecting children in the UK and all over the world.

Item Type: Book
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Education > Early Childhood
Depositing User: Alex Owen
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2017 12:40
Last Modified: 31 May 2017 13:25
URI: http://hira.hope.ac.uk/id/eprint/1884

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