Child in Society
The child has a very special place in society and society has a huge impact on the notion of childhood. Understanding childhood is integral to all early years courses and this book offers a great introduction.
Taking a thematic approach, chapters cover:
- Historical Perspectives
- Policy and Economic Perspectives
- Psychological and Biological Perspectives
- Contemporary Perspectives
- Children’s Perspectives
Each chapter also contains features to allow students to interrogate the impact of each issue practically. This is a fantastic beginner's text for students to understand the relationship between the child and society.