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“The savage childhood of the human race”

David W. Jardine

Dr. David W. Jardine is a Full Professor of Education at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is the author and co-author of seven other books in education, over 80 articles in refereed scholarly journals, and dozens of book chapters. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pedagogy Left in Peace : Cultivating Free Spaces in Teaching and Learning

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...We are an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you're studying that reality–judiciously as you will–we'll act again, creating other new realities, which you can study, too, and that's how things will sort out...

Introduction

Rosie Flewitt

Rosie Flewitt is Reader in Early Communication and Literacy in the Department of Learning and Leadership at the UCL Institute of Education, University College London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lynn Ang

Lynn Ang is Reader in Early Childhood in the Department of Learning and Leadership at the UCL Institute of Education, University College London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Research Methods for Early Childhood Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The early childhood years are specific and unique. We all know something about childhood because we have all experienced it, but every person’s experience of childhood is different. According to Danby and Farrell (2004) ‘childhood cannot...

Childhood

Education level overview

...Overview In Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies, childhood is defined as the age range from birth to the age of 12. This resource explores and details the experiences of children from a diverse range of regional contexts. As well...

Agency and Rights in Childhood (Finland)

Rosi Enroos

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Rosi Enroos is University Lecturer at Tampere University, Finland Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anna Siippainen

Anna Siippainen is University Lecturer at Tampere University, Finland Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Katja Repo

Katja Repo is Director at the Tampere Centre for Childhood, Youth and Family Research, PERLA, Tampere University, Finland Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Theoretical approaches to agency Children and childhood have had different meanings at different times in Finnish society. In earlier decades, children were seen as growing, developing, and immature individuals (Alanen and Karila 2009...

Overview of Childhood (USA)

Cindy Dell Clark

Cindy Dell Clark is Associate Professor at Rutgers University, Camden, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...The United States is the only nation worldwide that has not ratified the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Whereas institutions in many signatory countries have reoriented toward children’s rights and children...

Conclusions

Mitsuko Matsumoto

Mitsuko Matsumoto gained her DPhil at the Department of Education, University of Oxford, UK. She currently collaborates with el Fundación Education para el Empleo in Madrid, Spain, and has worked for the UN Liaison Office of Soka Gakkai International, a Buddhist association that promotes peace, culture and education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education and Disadvantaged Children and Young People

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...The book has explored where, why and how some groups of children and young people are disadvantaged in education and also how their disadvantage can be redressed. The book has done so by having seven case studies about education and groups...

Historical Context of Childhood (America)

Elisabeth M. Yang

Elisabeth M. Yang is a PhD candidate at Rutgers University, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...American childhood is a rich story that comprises multiple narratives of the numerous groups that constitute the United States. In 2018 there were 74.3 million children in the United States, making up 22 percent of the population (US...

Gender in Childhood (Canada)

Pamela Malins

Pamela Malins is a senior research assistant at Western University, Canada . Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Gender, status and rights The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms states that every individual is equal and should not experience discrimination (1982: s. 6(2)(b)). Over the years, primarily since 2012, each province and territory...

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Childhood (Canada)

Luigi Iannacci

Luigi Iannacci is an associate professor in the School of Education and Professional Learning at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario . Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Engaging with disabilities According to Statistics Canada (2008), 3.7 percent of Canadian children under the age of 15 were reported as having one or more disabilities. Research on childhood disability in Canada suggests...

Inclusion and Marginalization of Learners in Childhood (Japan)

Mariko Ishiguro

Mariko Ishiguro is Professor at Tokyo Seitoku University, Japan Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Discrimination or protection based on age Division based on age in Japan largely aims at protecting children. Regarding access to films, there is a rating of “PG 12” (Parental Guidance for under 12), that suggests advice and guidance...