Children In Culture, Revisited: Further Approaches To Childhood

Hardcover | June 13, 2011

EditorK. Lesnik-oberstein

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Children in Culture, Revisited follows on from the first volume, Children in Culture, and is composed of a range of chapters, newly written for this collection, which offer further fully inter- and multidisciplinary considerations of childhood as a culturally and historically constructed identity rather than a constant psycho-biological entity.

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Children in Culture, Revisited follows on from the first volume, Children in Culture, and is composed of a range of chapters, newly written for this collection, which offer further fully inter- and multidisciplinary considerations of childhood as a culturally and historically constructed identity rather than a constant psycho-biologica...

KARIN LESNIK-OBERSTEIN is Reader in Critical Theory and the Director of the 'Graduate Centre for International Research in Childhood: Literature, Culture, Media' (CIRCL) at the University of Reading, UK. Recent publications include (as editor and contributor) The Last Taboo: Women and Body Hair (2006) and the monograph On Having an Ow...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:June 13, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230275540

ISBN - 13:9780230275546

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List of Illustrations
Notes on the Contributors
Introduction: Voice, Agency, and the Child; K.Lesnik-Oberstein
Gender and Childhood in Neoliberal Times: Contemporary Tropes of the Boychild in Psychological Culture; E.Burman
Playthings: Archaeology and the Material Ambiguities of Childhood; E.C.Casella
Homophobic Bullying: A Queer Tale of Childhood Politics; D.Monk
Reading the 'Happy Child': Normative Discourse in Wellbeing Education; H.Smith
Perspectives and Community: Constructions of Autism and Childhood; H.Ainslie
Bothering About Words: Children's Literature and Ideas of Simplicity and Instruction; S.Spooner
The Child and Irony; S.Walsh
Fort/ Da: A Reading of Picturing Innocence by Anne Higonnet; N.Cocks
Television for Children: Problems of National Specificity and Globalisation; J.Bignell
Out with Romany: Simulating the Natural in BBC Radio's Children's Hour 1932-1943; S.Flynn
Vital Victims: Senses of Children in the Urban J.Bavidge
Selected Bibliography
Index