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Different Childhoods: Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories

O'Dell, Lindsay; Brownlow, Charlotte and Bertilsdotter-Rosqvist, Hanna eds. (2017). Different Childhoods: Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.

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This edited collection opens up new avenues for exploring children’s development as contextual, provisional and locally produced, rather than a unitary, universal and consistent process. Drawing on work by Burman, James and Prout, this book builds on existing debates around notions of ‘difference’ and focuses on novel applications of theory and method. It interrogates the notion of ‘different childhoods’ as theorized and critiqued within the sociology of childhood, critical developmental psychology, childhood studies and critical criminology and is essential reading for students in these fields wishing to examine notions of development.

Item Type: Edited Book
Copyright Holders: 2018 Routledge
ISBN: 1-138-65403-5, 978-1-138-65403-7
Extra Information: An edited book of a series of chapters written by experts in their field.
Keywords: deconstructing development; children's development
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Research Group: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Health and Wellbeing PRA (Priority Research Area)
Item ID: 50636
Depositing User: Lindsay O'Dell
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2017 12:05
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 14:32
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