Children, Morality and Society

Hardcover | May 22, 2012

bySam Frankel

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This book explores the extent to which children engage with questions of morality, arguing that they are active members of society who have both the capacity and understanding to engage with discourses of morality.

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This book explores the extent to which children engage with questions of morality, arguing that they are active members of society who have both the capacity and understanding to engage with discourses of morality.

SAM FRANKEL Founder and Director of the educational charity Act 4, UK

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.94 × 5.73 × 0.84 inPublished:May 22, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230284264

ISBN - 13:9780230284265

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List of IllustrationsPrefaceAcknowledgementsIntroduction PART I: LAYING A FOUNDATION FOR MORAL DISCOURSE: AGENCY, IDENTITY AND BELONGING Agency, Identity and Belonging PART II: REPRESENTATIONS OF CHILDHOOD AND MORALITY: A SOCIAL CONSTRUCT OF CONTROL SECTION The 'Ominous' Child - Childhood and Morality as Social Constructs The Ambiguous Child - Contemporary Constructions of Children and the Law PART III: MORAL AGENCY IN ACTION: THE SELF, OTHERS AND EXPERIENCES Stereotypes – Positioning the Self Negotiating Power Relations – The Self and Others A Learning Experience – Making Sense of Social Experiences PART IV: CONCLUDING THOUGHTS Concluding Thoughts – Time to be 'Bothered' Bibliography Index ~