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Childhood studies: past, present and future

Woodhead, Martin (2008). Childhood studies: past, present and future. In: Kehily, Mary Jane ed. An Introduction to Childhood Studies. Maidenhead, UK: Open University Press, pp. 17–34.

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Abstract

[From the introduction:] Chapter 2 takes on the role of providing a conceptual map of the field of Childhood Studies and the way it has evolved across disciplines to become a multidisciplinary approach to researching and studying childhood. As a fascinating overview of the field, Martin Woodhead enables us to develop a fuller understanding of Childhood Studies through sustained engagement with key studies in this area. The chapter builds up a rich and compelling account of the ways in which Childhood Studies has been shaped in the past and the present. Finally, the chapter looks forward to the future to suggest ways in which current concerns could usefully be explored in future research and teaching agendas.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2008 Mary Jane Kehily
ISBN: 0-335-22870-4, 978-0-335-22870-6
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Childhood, Development and Learning
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 16239
Depositing User: Wendy Hunt
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2009 15:52
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2013 17:22
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/16239
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