The Palgrave Handbook of Childhood Studies

  • Jens Qvortrup
  • William A. Corsaro
  • Michael-Sebastian Honig

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Why Social Studies of Childhood? An Introduction to the Handbook

    1. Jens Qvortrup, William A. Corsaro, Michael-Sebastian Honig
      Pages 1-18
  3. Concepts of Childhood Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-19
    2. Jens Qvortrup
      Pages 21-33
    3. Allison James
      Pages 34-45
    4. Michael-Sebastian Honig
      Pages 62-77
    5. Andreas Lange, Johanna Mierendorff
      Pages 78-95
  4. Historical and Socio-Economic Contexts of Childhood

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. John Gillis
      Pages 114-126
    3. Helga Zeiher
      Pages 127-139
    4. An-Magritt Jensen
      Pages 140-155
  5. Generational Relations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-157
    2. Leena Alanen
      Pages 159-174
    3. Berry Mayall
      Pages 175-187
    4. Heinz Hengst
      Pages 202-214
  6. Children’s Everyday Lives/The Local Framework

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 215-215
    2. Laura Fingerson
      Pages 217-227

About this book

Introduction

A landmark publication in the field, this state of the art reference work, with contributions from leading thinkers across a range of disciplines, is an essential guide to the study of children and childhood, and sets out future research agendas for the subject.

Keywords

child development childhood children development early childhood early childhood education education evolution Generation Institution methodology Nation social justice television Transnational

Editors and affiliations

  • Jens Qvortrup
    • 1
  • William A. Corsaro
    • 2
  • Michael-Sebastian Honig
    • 3
  1. 1.Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyNorway
  2. 2.Indiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA
  3. 3.University of LuxembourgLuxembourg

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-27468-6
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-53261-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-27468-6
  • About this book