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HQ767.9.W457 2009
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TITLE: Childhood in a global perspective / Karen Wells.
AUTHOR: Wells, Karen C.
PUBLISHED: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2009.
DESCRIPTION: ix, 212 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-209) and index.
NOTES: Childhood in a global context -- Policy and practice -- Race, class and gender -- Children and families -- School and work -- Children and politics -- Children and youth at war -- Rescuing children and children’s rights.
NOTES: This compelling new book offers a unique global perspective on children’s lives throughout the world. It shows how the notion of childhood is being radically re-shaped, in part as a consequence of globalization. Taking an engaging historical and comparative approach, the book discusses wide-ranging issues such as children and war, child labour and young people’s activism around the globe.
SUBJECT: Children.
SUBJECT: Child development.
SUBJECT: Children --Social conditions.

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