Child Abuse and Neglect in Uganda (Child Maltreatment) by David Kaawa-Mafigiri,Eddy Joshua Walakira

By David Kaawa-Mafigiri,Eddy Joshua Walakira

This ebook offers a special viewpoint on addressing problems with a variety of sorts of violence opposed to childrens from students inside of their very own state. Bringing jointly cross-disciplinary services, this quantity addresses an enormous variety of subject matters concerning baby abuse and overlook in Uganda.  
Exploring components from the security of highway childrens to cultural proverbs regarding baby maltreatment, this quantity examines matters either particular to the Ugandan contexts in addition to widely skilled in baby maltreatment paintings in non-Euro-American international locations. This booklet surveys the breadth of the kid safeguard box, protecting problems with children’s common rights, demanding situations of security and moral quandaries in gaining knowledge of and addressing maltreatment.

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Children Behaving Badly?: Peer Violence Between Children and by Christine Barter,David Berridge

By Christine Barter,David Berridge

Children Behaving Badly? is the 1st booklet to without delay tackle the complexity of peer violence from a number disciplines and views.

  • Provides very important insights into theoretical realizing of the problem and produces major and much attaining implications for coverage and perform developments
  • Based on updated learn facts and contains a few unpublished findings from well-known specialists in multidisciplinary fields
  • Challenges many populist and harmful representations of youngster violence and the linked narratives of contemporary early life as basically ‘evil’

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Perfect Children: Growing Up on the Religious Fringe by Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist

By Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist

young ones born and raised at the spiritual fringe are a particular but principally unstudied social phenomenon. they're irreversibly formed via the adventure, having been thrust into radical spiritual cultures that regularly think little ones to be endowed with heightened religious functions. The spiritual staff is all encompassing: it bills for his or her kin, their institution, social networks, and every little thing that prepares them for his or her grownup life.

Using study accumulated from over fifty in-depth interviews, Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist explores the lives of people born into new non secular teams, a few of whom have stayed in those teams, and a few of whom have left. The teams she considers contain the Bruderhof, Scientology, the family members foreign, the Unification Church, and the foreign Society for Krishna recognition. The publication attracts at the author's visits to those teams, their colleges and houses, and help web pages maintained through those that left the non secular teams that raised them. It additionally information her stories at meetings held by way of NGOs desirous about the welfare of youngsters in "cults."

The arrival of a moment iteration of contributors in new spiritual pursuits increases new issues and criminal matters. whether or not they remain or depart, youngsters raised at the non secular fringe adventure a special kind of segregation in maturity. Perfect Children examines the methods those pursuits adapt to a moment new release, how young children are socialized, what occurs to those teenagers as they mature, and the way their childhoods have affected them.

Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist is the deputy director of tell, a non-profit details heart focusing on minority non secular activities, spiritualities, and fringe political routine, dependent on the London institution of Economics and Political technological know-how in London. As a part of her paintings, she has encountered and researched various subject matters and concerns facing minority and/or new religions.

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Inventing Modern Adolescence: The Children of Immigrants in by Sarah E. Chinn

By Sarah E. Chinn

The Sixties are usually thought of to be the start of a special "teenage tradition" in the United States. yet did this hugely obvious period of unfastened love and rock 'n' roll particularly mark the beginning of adolescent defiance? In Inventing sleek early life Sarah E. Chinn follows the roots of American teenage id additional again, to the tip of the 19th and starting of the 20 th centuries. She argues that the concept that of the "generation gap"—a stereotypical criticism opposed to American teens—actually originated with the department among immigrant mom and dad and their American-born or -raised childrens. Melding a uniquely city immigrant sensibility with commercialized shopper tradition and a youth-oriented ethos characterised by means of enjoyable, rest, and overt sexual habit, those adolescents shaped a brand new identification that supplied the framework for modern day strategies of stripling lifestyle.Addressing the intersecting problems with city existence, race, gender, sexuality, and sophistication awareness, Inventing smooth youth is an authoritative and attractive examine a pivotal element in American historical past and the exciting, advanced, and nonetheless very pertinent teenage id that emerged from it.

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Semisweet: An Orphan's Journey Through the School the by Johnny O'Brien

By Johnny O'Brien

The Milton Hershey college is the richest and wealthiest K-12 residential institution on this planet. Its $12 billion belief fund, financed via revenues of the long-lasting Hershey sweet, eclipse that of Cornell, Dartmouth, and Johns Hopkins mixed. much more gorgeous is that the college for orphans owns The Hershey corporation and never the opposite direction around.

As the twentieth-century drew to an in depth, the School’s Board of Managers creatively interpreted the Founder’s undertaking and attempted to show the safe haven for very needy childrens into extra of a middle-class boarding tuition. The alumni “Homeguys” challenged the Board and, after a decade of felony fight and nationwide exposure, gained the conflict to reclaim the soul of the school.

Johnny O’Brien, an orphan who lived on the university becoming up, helped to guide the winning alumni protest. In a stunning flip of occasions, he used to be then chosen to turn into Milton Hershey School’s 8th president and tasked with restoring the undertaking, morale, and character-building tradition of “the Home.” He would wish all his orphan resilience, Princeton and Johns Hopkins knowledge, and his stable associates, to rework this strange and noteworthy school.

In a riveting and haunting account, O’Brien tells a common tale concerning the vulnerability of needy young ones, describes the insanity that fed on his loved brother, explores the cruelty of bullies—both old and young, exposes the corrupting impression of cash, and exhibits how the Milton Hershey tuition maintains its sacred venture of saving millions of America’s neediest children.

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Children of Wrath: Possession, Prophecy and the Young in by Anna French

By Anna French

The non secular prestige of the early glossy baby used to be frequently burdened and unsure, and but within the wake of the English Reformation grew to become a subject of pressing curiosity. This ebook explores questions surrounding early sleek adolescence, focusing in particular on the various severe spiritual reviews during which kids are documented: these of demonic ownership and godly prophecy. Dr French argues that although those occurrences weren't general early life reviews, they supply us with a window wherein to glimpse the area of early glossy little ones. The paintings introduces its readers to the dualistic nature of early smooth perceptions in their younger - they have been visible to be either on the subject of devilish temptations and to God’s divine finger, as illustrated through released debts of ownership and prophecy. those instances divulge to us moments during which little ones should be granted authority or within which writers and publishers framed youngsters in positions of non secular service provider. this may let us know a lot approximately how early glossy society perceived, imagined and depicted their younger, and is helping us to revise the concept that early smooth children’s lives, that have been usually fleeting, could have long past unregarded. either contributing to, and expert by way of, probably the most contemporary historiographical instructions taken via early smooth background, this booklet engages with 3 key components: the historical past of utmost religious event similar to demonic ownership, the ’lived event’ of early glossy faith and the heritage of formative years. during this manner, it deals the 1st scholarly exploration of the discussion among those 3 parts of present and frequent historic curiosity that have, might be strangely, no longer but been thought of together.

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Devianz und Delinquenz im Kindes- und Jugendalter: by Jost Reinecke,Mark Stemmler,Jochen Wittenberg

By Jost Reinecke,Mark Stemmler,Jochen Wittenberg

Dieser Band untersucht in einer aktuellen Studie die Verbreitung, das Ausmaß und die Ursachen für deviantes und delinquentes Verhalten im Kindes- und Jugendalter. Delinquentes Verhalten wird in dieser Altersgruppe im Lichte verschiedener Dimensionen von sozialer Ungleichheit beschrieben. Zum Vergleich wird auch abweichendes Verhalten in die empirische Prüfung der Erklärungsansätze einbezogen. Die Befunde stellen den Beginn einer examine dar, die Unterschiede in der Lebenssituation, sowie den Einfluss sozialer Ungleichheit auf die Entstehung und Entwicklung abweichender Lebensläufe in den Blick nimmt. Zu den Ungleichheitsdimensionen zählen hierbei askriptive Aspekte (u.a. Geschlecht, Migrationshintergrund, Nachbarschaften), kulturelle Differenzen (z.B. Freizeitverhalten, friends, Erziehungsstile) und persönliche Heterogenitäten (Werte, Selbstkontrolle, psychopatische Merkmale). Umfangreiche Erhebungen in Schulklassen aus Dortmund und Nürnberg erlauben überdies auch städtevergleichende Auswertungen.

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Stories of Childhood: Evolving Portrayals in Books and Films by Dean W. Duncan

By Dean W. Duncan

This examine questions the generally held conception that books, as an inventive medium, are stronger to and extra decent than movie or tv, occasionally thought of frivolous and pernicious. feedback of either the large and small monitors usually obscures their sign accomplishments and the leisure and perception they supply. the writer analyzes our distaste for those media—and the romanticizing of the broadcast observe that accompanies it—and argues that books and movies are actually really complementary. A vast survey of movie and television choices explores what enacted narratives have taught us in regards to the nature of childhood.

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Interviewing Children and Young People for Research by Michelle O'Reilly,Nisha Dogra

By Michelle O'Reilly,Nisha Dogra

This booklet presents a pragmatic, pedagogical viewpoint on accomplishing qualitative interviews with little ones and younger people.

From designing and selecting the kind of interview via to making plans, structuring, accomplishing, and analysing them this booklet is an entire toolkit. Drawing upon real-world examples and researchers' anecdotes, the authors mix either theoretical heritage and functional suggestion to introduce universal concerns and systems and that can assist you adopt your personal interviews within the box.

Key subject matters contain how to:

  • Choose which interview variety meets your and your contributors’ needs
  • Maintain a secure and ethically sound learn environment
  • Incorporate participatory equipment into formal interview settings
  • Encourage participation and seize the voice of interviewees
  • Utilise electronic instruments, software program and strategies to assemble and examine data

This transparent, articulate publication is a necessary significant other for an individual interviewing childrens and younger people.

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Teen Film: A Critical Introduction (Film Genres) by Catherine Driscoll

By Catherine Driscoll

What makes a movie a youngster movie? And why, while it represents such powerful
and enduring principles approximately adolescence and formative years, is teenager movie often
viewed as culturally insignificant?

Teen movie is mostly
discussed as a illustration of the altering American youngster,
highlighting the associations of highschool and the , and
experiments in sexual improvement and identification formation. yet no longer every
movie that includes those parts is a young person movie and never each youngster movie
is American. Arguing that teenager movie is usually a narrative approximately turning into a
citizen and an issue, Teen Film
provides a brand new background of the style, surveys the prevailing physique of
scholarship, and introduces key serious instruments for discussing teenager film.

Surveying quite a lot of motion pictures together with The Wild One, Heathers, Akira and Donnie Darko,
the book's crucial concentration is on what sort of early life teenager movie
represents, and on teenager film's capability to supply new and influential
images of adolescence.

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