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  1. Core texts 3 items
    These are key texts for this module.
    1. The Sociology of Early Childhood : Critical Perspectives - Norman Gabriel

      Book  Read Chapter 2, ‘Historical and Sociological Perspectives on Childhood’, in The Sociology of Early Childhood, Critical Perspectives. London: Sage.

    2. An introduction to childhood studies - Kehily, Mary Jane., MyiLibrary 2009 (electronic resource)

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  2. Session 1 - Introduction to the Module 0 items
    Have a look at some of the core texts and begin to think of a concept of childhood
  3. Session 2 - Relational Concepts to explain Changing Childhoods 1 item
    Read Chapter 2 ‘Historical and Sociological Perspectives on Childhood’, in The Sociology of Early Childhood, Critical Perspectives. London: Sage.
  4. Session 3 - Changing Childhoods 1 item
  5. Session 4 - Parenting and the construction of childhood 2 items
    1. Citizens of the future - Val, Gillies, Rosalind Edwards, Nicola Horsely

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  6. Session 5 - Childhood in the virtual world 1 item
  7. Session 6 - Being and Becoming a Child 0 items
  8. Session 7 - Global Childhoods 0 items
  9. Session 8 - The Sexualisation of Childhood 1 item
    Read the chapter, ‘New Media Technologies and the Sexualisation of Childhood’, in Norman Gabriel (2017) The Sociology of Early Childhood, Critical Perspectives. London: Sage.
  10. Additional texts 38 items
    1. Children: rights and childhood - Archard, David, MyiLibrary 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    2. Deconstructing developmental psychology - Burman, Erica 2008

      Book 

    3. One-way street and other writings - Benjamin, Walter, Jephcott, Edmund, Shorter, Kingsley 1997

      Book 

    4. Recurring themes in education - Bruce, Tina., Read, Jane, Scarborough, Mary, Findlay, A. M. 1995

      Book 

    5. After the death of childhood: growing up in the age of electronic media - Buckingham, David 2000

      Book 

    6. Children in society: contemporary theory, policy and practice - Foley, Pam., Roche, Jeremy, Tucker, Stanley, Open University 2001

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    7. The child in question - Gittins, Diana 1998

      Book 

    8. Childhood: an anthology - Hughes-Hallett, Penelope 1988

      Book 

    9. Childhood in question: children, parents and the state - Hussey, Stephen, Fletcher, Anthony 1999

      Book 

    10. Constructing childhood: theory, policy and social practice - James, Allison., James, Adrian L. 2004

      Book 

    11. Theorizing childhood - James, Allison., Jenks, Chris, Prout, Alan 1998

      Book 

    12. Children's cultural worlds - Kehily, Mary Jane., Swann, Joan 2003

      Book 

    13. Childhoods in context - Maybin, Janet,, Woodhead, Martin. 2003

      Book 

    14. Childhood studies: a reader in perspectives of childhood - Mills, Jean, Mills, Richard W., MyiLibrary 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    15. Changing childhoods: local and global - Montgomery, Heather., Burr, Rachel., Woodhead, Martin. 2003

      Book 

    16. Understanding childhood: an interdisciplinary approach - Montgomery, Heather., Woodhead, Martin. 2003

      Book 

    17. Medieval children - Orme, Nicholas 2001

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    18. Forgotten children: parent-child relations from 1500 to 1900 - Pollock, Linda A. 1983

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    19. The disappearance of childhood - Postman, Neil. 1994

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    20. Stories of childhood: shifting agendas of child concern - Stainton Rogers, Rex, Stainton Rogers, Wendy 1992

      Book 

    21. The Routledge reader in early childhood education - Wood, Elizabeth, 2008

      Book 

    22. Contesting childhood - Wyness, Michael G., MyiLibrary 1999 (electronic resource)

      Book 

  11. An introduction to childhood studies - Kehily, Mary Jane., MyiLibrary 2009 (electronic resource)

    Book 

  12. The Routledge reader in early childhood education - Wood, Elizabeth, 2008

    Book 

  13. Family - Margaret Mead, Ken Heyman 1965

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