Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies
Negotiating Young Lives and Health in New Zealand
A journey into the lives of children coping in a world compromised by poverty and inequality, The Children in Child Health challenges the invisibility of children’s perspectives in health policy and argues that paying attention to what children do is critical for understanding the practical and policy implications of these experiences.
Refugee Youth and the Pursuit of Identity
Based on extensive ethnographic fieldwork in Brisbane, Australia, Belonging and Becoming in a Multicultural World provides a critical analysis of the shortcomings and underpinning contradictions of modern multicultural inclusion. It demonstrates how creating a sense of identity among young Sudanese and Karen refugees is a continual process shaped by powerful social forces.
Asymmetries of Innocence and the Cultural Politics of Child Development
In The Queer Aesthetics of Childhood, Hannah Dyer offers a study of how children’s art and art about childhood can forecast new models of social life that redistribute care, belonging, and political value. She asserts that in the aesthetics of childhood, a more just future can be conjured.
American Holiday Symbolism Among Children and Adults
Understanding the Lives of Grandchildren Raised by Grandparents
Education and Civic Identity in Transition
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