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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]
©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.
Families.
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