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Childhood in a Global Perspective


This popular book provides a compelling introduction to thinking about childhood in rigorous and critical ways. Karen Wells offers a unique global perspective on children's lives, showing how the notion of childhood varies widely and is continuously being radically re-shaped. Taking children seriously as active participants in society, the book explores key social issues such as how children are constituted as raced, classed and gendered subjects; how school and work operate as sites for the governing of childhood; and ...

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    • Title: Childhood in a Global Perspective by Karen Wells
    • Publisher: Polity
    • Print ISBN: 9780745684949, 0745684947
    • eText ISBN: 9780745684970
    • Edition: 2014 2nd edition
    • Format: EPUB eBook

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