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Childhood in a global perspective

Karen C. Wells

Childhood in a global perspective

by Karen C. Wells

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Published by Polity Press in Cambridge, UK, Malden, MA .
Written in English


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This compelling new book offers a unique global perspective on children"s lives throughout the world. It shows how the notion of childhood is being radically re-shaped, in part as a consequence of globalization. Taking an engaging historical and comparative approach, the book discusses wide-ranging issues such as children and war, child labour and young people"s activism around the globe.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-209) and index.

StatementKaren Wells
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ767.9 .W457 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 212 p. :
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24420179M
ISBN 100745638368, 0745638376
ISBN 109780745638362, 9780745638379
LC Control Number2009282294
OCLC/WorldCa291391561

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