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Contesting Childhood (Hardcover): Michael Wyness
Contesting Childhood (Hardcover): Michael Wyness

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Contesting Childhood (Hardcover)

Michael Wyness

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Traditional models of childhood need reconstructing, especially as children become more active in negotiating the boundaries between themselves and adults. Wyness argues for new, more effective conceptions of childhood, derived from analysis of recent social policy. He interprets legislation and reveals that recent children acts and educational reform exhibit a strengthening of the socializing power of adults over children. Most importantly, this book challenges a prevalent underlying conception of children as 'lesser' or 'inferior' versions of adults, a flawed understanding that sill influences policy.


Imprint: RoutledgeFalmer
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: November 1999
First published: 2004
Authors: Michael Wyness
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 14mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 176
ISBN-13: 978-0-7507-0824-1
Barcode: 9780750708241
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social welfare & social services > Child welfare
Books > Social sciences > Education > Philosophy of education
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social groups & communities > Age groups > Children
LSN: 0-7507-0824-7

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