Explorations of Childhood

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Explorations of Childhood

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Edited by Elena Xeni

Year: 2016

Format: eBook (PDF)

With input from authors exploring aspects of the study of childhood from a multi-disciplinary angle, Explorations of Childhood(s), is a must-read e-Book for anyone with an interest in the child and childhood.

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Explorations of Childhood, explores childhood in today’s settings, e.g., family, media, labour, literature, law, etc., from and interdisciplinary perspective. While encouraging trans-disciplinary dialogues, contributions hosted in this volume, invite readers to become aware of the multi-dynamic profiles of childhood at present and in the past, creating promising research avenues in the future.  With input from authors exploring aspects of the study of childhood from a multi-disciplinary angle, Explorations of Childhood(s), is a must-read volume for anyone with an interest in the child and childhood.

Introduction
Elena Xeni

Part I Childhood and Media

Caring for ‘America’s Child’: The Critique of Charles and Anne Lindbergh as Parents in the U.S. Press Coverage of the Lindbergh Kidnapping
Mark Bernhardt

Covering of Children’s Topics in Georgian Media: Qualitative Research
Dali Osepashvili

A Critical Analysis of Television Viewing and Physical Activity of Adolescents
Priya Chadha

[Re]Membering Missed Educational Opportunities for ‘Criminalized Youth’: A Photographic Remnant
Natalie Davey

Part II Childhood and Labour

Lost Innocence: A Case Study of Child Labour in the Indian Lock Industry
Shahana Purveen

Learning to Labour: Children on Commercial Farms in Zimbabwe
Kedmon Nyasha Hungwe

A Bright Line Rule? South Africa Debates the Age of Consent For Sexual Intercourse
Salona Lutchman and Christina Nomdo

Part III Childhood and Literature

Childhood, Trauma, Identity in George Sand’s Story of My Life
Tatjana Šepić, Sanja Grakalić Plenković and Marina Rončević

The Dynamics of School Hierarchy as Seen in Juvenile Literature
Keiko Tanaka

Violence in Contemporary Young Adult Literature
Brigita Dimavičienė

Elena Xeni is a Teaching Fellow in Language Education/Literacy at the Department of Education, University of Cyprus. Between the years 2007-2013, she was an Adjunct Teaching Staff in Language Arts/Literacy at the Bachelor Programme in Sciences of Education (BPSE Programme), University of Luxembourg. Her interests involve best practices in language and literature teaching and learning, teacher training, children’s literature translation process research (ChLTPR), and childhood representations in in-school and out-of-school contexts.