'Written with clarity and thoroughly argued, Wyness confirms his place as one of the key authors within contemporary social science writing on children and childhood. Childhood, Culture and Society is a formidable exploration of the nature of contemporary childhood in globally disparate regions.'
Pia Christensen, Professor of Anthropology and Childhood Studies, University of Leeds, UK
Never shying away from the most pressing topics in the field, this book provides a multifaceted and extensive analysis of the study of children and childhood.
Linking key concepts, themes and problems together, the text offers an interdisciplinary approach with its topical and timely case studies and illustrations which illuminate the latest research in the field. Key features include:
- A number of international case studies including children and military conflict, child migrants, children and networking sites, child trafficking, and children as consumers
- Questions which help you to make connections between topics and get you reflecting on your own childhood
- Engaging learning features including chapter aims, boxed sections, summaries and further reading suggestions