9780415256759

The Future of Childhood

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415256759

  • ISBN10:

    0415256755

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2005-01-21
  • Publisher: RoutledgeFalmer
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Summary

Alan Prout discusses the place of children and childhood in late modernity. He argues that as the general social and economic climate has been increasingly dominated by uncertainty, so there appears to be a greater cultural confusion about the appropriate form that childhood should take.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix
Introduction 1(6)
Changing childhood in a globalizing world
7(28)
Childhood studies and the modern mentality
35(24)
The dualities of the social
59(24)
Childhood, nature and culture
83(30)
The future of childhood
113(30)
Afterword 143(4)
References 147(13)
Index 160

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