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CHILDHOOD AND GROWING UP

CHILDHOOD AND GROWING UP
  • Author : MANGAL, S. K.,MANGAL, SHUBHRA
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-05-01
  • Total pages :560
  • ISBN : 9789388028158
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Summary : The book, with comprehensive and practicable coverage, acquaints its readers with thorough knowledge and skills to help the growing children in their proper growth and development enabling them to reach the limit of their excellence on one hand, and instilling in them the sense of responsibility towards their society and nation on the other hand. It dwells on the essential topics such as nature of the process of growth and development going on at the various ages and developmental stages of children, their developmental needs and characteristics, individual differences and diversities existing among them, development of various abilities and capacities like intelligence, creativity, and overall personality characteristics, nature of the age-linked behavioural problems, adjustment and mental health, parenting styles, and methods of dealing with the behavioural problems, adjustment, and stressful conditions of the developing children. The text equips the readers with all what is in demand for helping the developing children at this juncture of rapid industrialisation, globalisation, urbanisation, modernisation and economic change. It is primarily designed for the undergraduate students of education and elementary education. KEY FEATURES • Incorporates quite advanced topics such as emotional intelligence, use of reflective journals, anecdotal records and narratives as method of understanding child’s behaviour, and so on • Includes detailed discussion of theories of child development, theories of learning, theories of intelligence, theories of achievement motivation, theories of creativity, and theories of personality • Offers engaging language and user-friendly mode of discussion • Adequately illustrated with examples, figures and tables • Comprises chapter-end summary for quick glance of the concepts.

Growing Up

Growing Up
  • Author : Peter N. Stearns
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005-01-01
  • Total pages :65
  • ISBN : 9781932792287
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Summary : Growing Up combines two flourishing historical fields—the history of childhood and world history—to address the question of how much of childhood is natural and how much is historically determined. The first lecture gauges the impact of the development of agriculture, civilization, and religion upon the premodern experience of childhood. The second lecture contrasts modern perspectives on childhood with more traditional ones before investigating how and why modern perspectives developed and spread. These lectures clearly demonstrate that the transformation of childhood is both recent and sweeping.

Childhood and Growing Up

Childhood and Growing Up
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020
  • Total pages :232
  • ISBN : 8194196809
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Childhood Into Adolescence

Childhood Into Adolescence
  • Author : John Newson,Elizabeth Newson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-10
  • Total pages :290
  • ISBN : 1138565946
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Summary : This book is about the lives of 11-year-old children growing up in a Midlands city in the late '60s and early '70s. Based on interviews with their parents, it describes family life at the time, as well as the experiences, hopes and concerns of the children as they themselves become adolescents. The book reflects upon the changes that occur for children in the transitional period between childhood and adolescence. It looks at the friendship patterns of eleven-year-olds, their special interests and activities and how they spend their leisure time as well as describing the children's worries and concerns as perceived by their parents. It also considers family life and parental issues in the context of children's growing independence and their developing sexual maturity. Originally written in the 1980's but recently discovered and published now for the first time, this is the fifth book in the series of long-term investigations of child up-bringing, by John and Elizabeth Newson, distinguished child psychologists at the University of Nottingham. Their research began in the late 1950s when the cohort of children was a year old; their mothers were subsequently interviewed at intervals as the children grew up. This fifth volume draws links between the material from interviews with parents when their sons and daughters were seven, eleven, sixteen and nineteen years, and also invites comparison with the lives of children growing up now. The final chapter reviews the book series and the Newsons' research programme. This exceptional book will be of interest to psychologists and other academics interested in child development, as well as professionals involved in work with children and adolescents such as teachers, doctors, nurses and social workers. It also has great historical significance with its potential for comparisons between the lives of children and adolescents now with those growing up some 50 years ago.

Growing Up in Medieval London

Growing Up in Medieval London
  • Author : Barbara A. Hanawalt
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1995-02-23
  • Total pages :300
  • ISBN : 0195093844
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Summary : Details what childhood was like in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century London, discussing the importance of education and providing narratives of individual children

The Death of Childhood

The Death of Childhood
  • Author : Victor Strasburger
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-04-16
  • Total pages :261
  • ISBN : 9781527533295
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Summary : Written by an international expert on the effects of media on children, The Death of Childhood provides a fascinating—and sobering—look at what it means to grow up in America today. Following in the footsteps of Neil Postman, Marie Winn, and Mary Pipher, this riveting and heart-breaking book is an obituary to childhood, exploring its origins and tracing its progress to what could be its bitter end in the early 21st century—if we don’t act now to resuscitate it. No longer are we raising children in the idyllic world that many of today’s grandparents and parents remember—a world filled with kick-the-can, unsupervised bike adventures and dog-walking, and the freedom to explore. Now, thanks to the Internet, new technology, and social networking, the complexion of childhood has changed and there are no adult “secrets” anymore—the answer to every question exists a fingertip’s reach away in cyberspace. It’s not just technology and media that are changing, childhood is also suffering the effects of underfunded schools, inattentive parents, a plethora of guns, and a hostile society. Despite all of that, this book shows that there is hope, and offers solutions to restore the charm and innocence of childhood.

Growing Up

Growing Up
  • Author : Neil Sutherland
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1997-01-01
  • Total pages :327
  • ISBN : 0802079830
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Summary : By laying out the structure of children's lives and their childhood experiences in such settings as the home, the classroom, the church, and on streets and in the playground, the author describes how English-Canadian children grew up in 'modern' Canada.

The Story of Childhood

The Story of Childhood
  • Author : Libby Brooks
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-08-10
  • Total pages :352
  • ISBN : 9781408857687
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Summary : Childhood. We've all known it, but do we remember what it was like? Can we as adults relate to children or do we misunderstand them? Do we hanker after an unrealistic ideal of innocence that probably never was? To what extent has childhood become an adult-imagined universe? There is so much social anxiety surrounding their behaviour, nutrition, sexuality, consumerism and educational achievement that children may well have become the victims of inappropriate adult perceptions. In today's ASBO-afflicted Britain, Libby Brooks suggests that there is much we don't understand about contemporary childhood. The Story of Childhood explores this idea as Libby Brooks talks to nine very different children between the ages of four and sixteen growing up in Britain today. The public schoolboy, the young offender, the teenage mum, the country lad, for example, talk amusingly, frankly, and sometimes shockingly about their own lives conveying a sense of immediate experience that is thought-provoking and illuminating. Enriched by insights from literature, sociology, history and psychology, this is a remarkable piece of writing. Anyone who cares about the welfare of children should read this important book.

Childhood And Society

Childhood And Society
  • Author : Lee, Nick
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2001-10-01
  • Total pages :157
  • ISBN : 9780335206087
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Summary : Childhood and Society charts the emergence of the conceptual and institutional divisions between adult 'human beings' and child 'human beings' over the course of the modern era.

Growing Up in the New South Africa

Growing Up in the New South Africa
  • Author : Rachel Bray
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010
  • Total pages :358
  • ISBN : 0796923132
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Summary : How has the end of apartheid affected the experiences of South African children and adolescents? This pioneering study provides a compelling account of the realities of everyday life for the first generation of children and adolescents growing up in a democratic South Africa. The authors examine the lives of young people across historically divided communities at home, in the neighbourhoods where they live, and at school. The picture that emerges is one of both diversity and similarity as young people navigate their way through a complex landscape that is unevenly 'post'-apartheid. Historically and culturally rooted, their identities are forged in response to their perceptions of social redress and to anxieties about 'others' living on the margins of their daily lives. Although society has changed in profound ways, many features of the apartheid era persist: material inequalities and poverty continue to shape everyday life; race and class continue to define neighbourhoods, and 'integration' is a sought-after but limited experience for the young.

Growing Up and Growing Old in Ancient Rome

Growing Up and Growing Old in Ancient Rome
  • Author : Mary Harlow,Ray Laurence
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2002
  • Total pages :184
  • ISBN : 0415202019
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Summary : Throughout history, every culture has had its own ideas on what growing up and growing old means, this volume highlights the role of age in determining behaviour across the life span of an inhabitant of ancient Rome.

Growing Up, Not Out

Growing Up, Not Out
  • Author : Andrew Wiens
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-01-24
  • Total pages :368
  • ISBN : 1733534407
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Summary : In becoming adults, most people leave behind many of the best characteristics of their childhood, including hope, wonder, dreams, freedom, and play. This loss by relegation leaves us pursuing, but rarely acquiring, the happiness of childhood. "Up, Not Out" is the adult journey to reclaim the characteristics of childhood and the full life they provide. Along the way, we will receive the vision and tools necessary to make the most of our moments and seize the days we have to influence the next generation, a generation we can guard as they grow "Up, Not Out."

Growing up on the Trobriand Islands in Papua New Guinea

Growing up on the Trobriand Islands in Papua New Guinea
  • Author : Barbara Senft,Gunter Senft
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-05-22
  • Total pages :248
  • ISBN : 9789027264107
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Summary : This volume deals with the children’s socialization on the Trobriands. After a survey of ethnographic studies on childhood, the book zooms in on indigenous ideas of conception and birth-giving, the children’s early development, their integration into playgroups, their games and their education within their `own little community’ until they reach the age of seven years. During this time children enjoy much autonomy and independence. Attempts of parental education are confined to a minimum. However, parents use subtle means to raise their children. Educational ideologies are manifest in narratives and in speeches addressed to children. They provide guidelines for their integration into the Trobrianders’ “balanced society” which is characterized by cooperation and competition. It does not allow individual accumulation of wealth – surplus property gained has to be redistributed – but it values the fame acquired by individuals in competitive rituals. Fame is not regarded as threatening the balance of their society.

Growing Up in America

Growing Up in America
  • Author : N. Ray Hiner,Joseph M. Hawes
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1985
  • Total pages :310
  • ISBN : 0252012186
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Summary : Growing Up in America offers substantial and dramatic evidence that the history of childhood has come of age. Its authors demonstrate the breadth and depth of interest, as well as high quality of work, in a field that is finally attracting the attention it deserves. Strongly influenced by new social history and its concern for the powerless and inarticulate, Growing Up in America provides illuminating insights on children from infancy to adolescence and from the colonial period to present. "The very title of this fine and enormously instructive anthology of essays makes its quiet but important point---that children grow up in a particular nation, rather than in a family or home isolated from the influence of social, cultural, political, and historical forces. . . . An admirably diverse and instructive collection." -- Georgia Historical Quarterly

Growing Up America

Growing Up America
  • Author : Susan Eckelmann Berghel,Sara Fieldston,Paul M. Renfro
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 9780820356631
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Summary : Growing Up America brings together new scholarship that considers the role of children and teenagers in shaping American political life during the decades following the Second World War. Growing Up America places young people--and their representations--at the center of key political trends, illuminating the dynamic and complex roles played by youth in the midcentury rights revolutions, in constructing and challenging cultural norms, and in navigating the vicissitudes of American foreign policy and diplomatic relations. The authors featured here reveal how young people have served as both political actors and subjects from the early Cold War through the late twentieth-century Age of Fracture. At the same time, Growing Up America contends that the politics of childhood and youth extends far beyond organized activism and the ballot box. By unveiling how science fairs, breakfast nooks, Boy Scout meetings, home economics classrooms, and correspondence functioned as political spaces, this anthology encourages a reassessment of the scope and nature of modern politics itself.

Growing Up with the Country

Growing Up with the Country
  • Author : Elliott West
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1989
  • Total pages :343
  • ISBN : 0826311555
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Summary : This illustrated study shows how frontier life shaped children's character.

Childhood and Society

Childhood and Society
  • Author : Nick Lee
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2001
  • Total pages :157
  • ISBN : UCSC:32106016144047
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Summary : This work argues that in the early 21st century, growing up can no longer be understood as a movement toward personal completion and stability.

Growing Up in British India

Growing Up in British India
  • Author : Judith E. Walsh
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1983
  • Total pages :178
  • ISBN : UOM:39015066018071
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Growing Up in Central Australia

Growing Up in Central Australia
  • Author : Ute Eickelkamp
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-06-01
  • Total pages :310
  • ISBN : 0857450832
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Summary : Surprisingly little research has been carried out about how Australian Aboriginal children and teenagers experience life, shape their social world and imagine the future. This volume presents recent and original studies of life experiences outside the institutional settings of childcare and education, of those growing up in contemporary Central Australia or with strong links to the region. Focusing on the remote communities – roughly 1,200 across the continent – the volume includes case studies of language and family life in small country towns and urban contexts. These studies expertly show that forms of consciousness have changed enormously over the last hundred years for Indigenous societies more so than for the rest of Australia, yet equally notable are the continuities across generations.

Consequences of Growing Up Poor

Consequences of Growing Up Poor
  • Author : Greg J. Duncan,Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1997-06-19
  • Total pages :672
  • ISBN : 9781610448260
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Summary : One in five American children now live in families with incomes below the povertyline, and their prospects are not bright. Low income is statistically linked with a variety of poor outcomes for children, from low birth weight and poor nutrition in infancy to increased chances of academic failure, emotional distress, and unwed childbirth in adolescence. To address these problems it is not enough to know that money makes a difference; we need to understand how. Consequences of Growing Up Poor is an extensive and illuminating examination of the paths through which economic deprivation damages children at all stages of their development. In Consequences of Growing Up Poor, developmental psychologists, economists, and sociologists revisit a large body of studies to answer specific questions about how low income puts children at risk intellectually, emotionally, and physically. Many of their investigations demonstrate that although income clearly creates disadvantages, it does so selectively and in a wide variety of ways. Low-income preschoolers exhibit poorer cognitive and verbal skills because they are generally exposed to fewer toys, books, and other stimulating experiences in the home. Poor parents also tend to rely on home-based child care, where the quality and amount of attention children receive is inferior to that of professional facilities. In later years, conflict between economically stressed parents increases anxiety and weakens self-esteem in their teenaged children. Although they share economic hardships, the home lives of poor children are not homogenous. Consequences of Growing Up Poor investigates whether such family conditions as the marital status, education, and involvement of parents mitigate the ill effects of poverty. Consequences of Growing Up Poor also looks at the importance of timing: Does being poor have a different impact on preschoolers, children, and adolescents? When are children most vulnerable to poverty? Some contributors find that poverty in the prenatal or early childhood years appears to be particularly detrimental to cognitive development and physical health. Others offer evidence that lower income has a stronger negative effect during adolescence than in childhood or adulthood. Based on their findings, the editors and contributors to Consequences of Growing Up Poor recommend more sharply focused child welfare policies targeted to specific eras and conditions of poor children's lives. They also weigh the relative need for income supplements, child care subsidies, and home interventions. Consequences of Growing Up Poor describes the extent and causes of hardships for poor children, defines the interaction between income and family, and offers solutions to improve young lives. JEANNE BROOKS-GUNN is Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child Development at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is also director of the Center for Young Children and Families, and co-directs the Adolescent Study Program at Teachers College.

Growing Up in England

Growing Up in England
  • Author : Anthony Fletcher
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-04-13
  • Total pages :456
  • ISBN : 9780300168204
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Summary : This book presents an entirely fresh view of the upbringing of English children in upper and professional class families over three centuries. Drawing on direct testimony from contemporary diaries and letters, the book revises previous understandings of parenting and what it was like to grow up in the period between 1600 and 1914.Using advice literature which set out developing ideologies of childhood, gender and parenting, the book explores the separate but complementary roles of mothers and fathers in raising their children. Male upbringing is discussed in terms of schooling, female through the moral and social context of a domestic schoolroom dominated by a governess. Boys were trained for the world, girls for society and marriage. Rare teenage diaries surviving from the Georgian and Victorian periods show teenagers speaking for themselves about education; relationships with parents, siblings and friends; and their social, class and gender identity.