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Author Boocock, Sarane Spence.

Title Kids in context : the sociological study of children and childhoods / Sarane Spence Boocock and Kimberly Ann Scott
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2005]


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Description xiii, 317 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Thinking about children and childhoods : theoretical perspectives -- 3. Studying children and childhoods : research methodologies -- 4. Change and diversity : the two constants of family life -- 5. Kids at home : socialization and the allocation of family resources -- 6. Kids in groups -- 7. The two worlds of school -- 8. Race, ethnicity, and social status : the creation of social hierarchies in childhood -- 9. Becoming girls and boys -- 10. The rapidly changing external context of childhood -- 11. Kid consumers in a global economy -- 12. Toward a world fit for children
Summary Kids in Context is an excellent presentation of qualitative research and theories of childhood
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Scott, Kimberley Ann
Children -- Social conditions.
Author Scott, Kimberly Ann, 1969-
LC no. 2005011548
ISBN 0742520242 cloth alkaline paper
0742520250 paperback alkaline paper
Other Titles Sociological study of children and childhoods