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The Resource The sociology of childhood, William A. Corsaro, Indiana University, Bloomington

The sociology of childhood, William A. Corsaro, Indiana University, Bloomington

Label
The sociology of childhood
Title
The sociology of childhood
Statement of responsibility
William A. Corsaro, Indiana University, Bloomington
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
William A. Corsaro's groundbreaking work, The Sociology of Childhood, is widely acclaimed as the only text that thoroughly covers children and childhood from a sociological perspective--providing in-depth coverage of social theories of childhood, the peer cultures and social issues of children and youth, and children and childhood within the frameworks of culture and history. The Fourth Edition has been thoroughly updated to incorporate the latest research and the most pertinent information so readers can engage in powerful discussions on a wide array of topics
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Corsaro, William A
Dewey number
305.23
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
HQ767.9
LC item number
.C675 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children
  • Children
  • Kind
  • Soziologie
  • Kindersoziologie
Label
The sociology of childhood, William A. Corsaro, Indiana University, Bloomington
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-417) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Social Theories of Childhood -- Sociology's Rediscovery of Childhood -- Traditional Theories: Socialization -- The Deterministic Model: Society Appropriates the Child -- The Constructivist Model: The Child Appropriates Society -- Understanding of Conservation of Mass -- Interpretive Reproduction: Children Collectively Participate in Society -- From Individual Progression to Collective Reproductions -- The Orb Web Model -- Children's Two Cultures -- Summary -- 2. The Structure of Childhood and Children's Interpretive Reproductions -- Assumptions of the Structural Perspective -- Childhood as a Structural Form -- Effects of Societal Forces on Childhood -- Children's Activities and Contributions to Society -- Childhood, Children's Activities, and Interpretive Reproduction in Peer Culture -- Three Kinds of Collective Action -- Summary -- 3. Studying Children and Childhood -- Macrolevel Methods -- Demographic Studies -- Large-Scale Surveys
  • Contents note continued: Historical Methods -- Microlevel Methods -- Individual and Group Interviews -- Ethnography and Sociolinguistic Analysis -- Nontraditional Methods in Studying Children -- Ethical Issues in Researching Children's Lives -- Summary -- 4. Historical Views of Childhood and Children -- Philippe Ariès's Centuries of Childhood -- The Debate Regarding Grand-Stage Theories of the Family and Childhood -- The New History of Childhood -- Barbara Hanawalt's Growing Up in Medieval London -- Slave Children in the Pre-Civil War South -- American Pioneer and Immigrant Children at the Turn of the 20th Century -- Summary -- 5. Social Change, Families, and Children -- Examining Changes in Families From the Children's Perspective -- Children's Everyday Lives in Families -- Studies of Families in Western Societies -- Studies of Families in Non-Western Societies -- The Effects of Recent Socioeconomic Changes on Families, Children, and Childhood in Western Societies
  • Contents note continued: The Rapid Decline of Two-Parent Farm Families and Rise of Father Worker-Mother Homemaker Families -- The Decline in Family Size -- The Rise in Mothers' Labor Force Participation -- The Rise in Single-Parent Families -- Changing Perspectives of the American Family -- Racial and Ethnic Diversity of the Population of Children and Youth -- The Lives of Immigrant Children -- The Effects of Recent Socioeconomic Changes on Children and Childhood in Developing Societies -- Summary -- 6. Children's Peer Cultures and Interpretive Reproduction -- Examining Peer Culture From Children's Perspective -- Central Importance of Peer Culture in Interpretive Reproduction -- Parental Versus Peer Effects on Children's Development -- Children's Transition to Initial Peer Cultures -- Symbolic Aspects of Children's Cultures -- The Media -- Literature and Fairy Tales -- Mythical Figures and Legends -- Material Aspects of Children's Cultures
  • Contents note continued: Historical Studies of Children's Material Culture -- Marketing Studies of Children's Material Culture -- Children, Parents, and Consumer Culture -- Summary -- 7. Sharing and Control in Initial Peer Cultures -- Central Themes in Children's Initial Peer Cultures -- Friendship, Sharing, and Social Participation -- Play Routines Among Toddlers -- The Protection of Interactive Space and Children's Early Friendships -- Language, Sharing Routines, and Rituals -- Autonomy and Control in Peer Culture -- Sociodramatic Role-Play -- Challenging Adult Authority -- Confronting Confusions, Fears, and Conflicts in Fantasy Play -- Summary -- 8. Conflict and Differentiation in the Initial Peer Culture -- Conflict and Peer Relations -- Discussion, Debate, and Peace in Italian Preschools -- Oppositional Talk in a Head Start Center -- Conflict and Friendship in an American Upper-Middle-Class Preschool -- The Contextual Nature of Conflict and Community
  • Contents note continued: Social Differentiation in Initial Peer Cultures -- Gender Differentiation -- Race and Race Differentiation -- Status Differentiation -- Summary -- 9. Preadolescent Peer Cultures -- Peer Cultures in Preadolescence -- Friendship Processes in Preadolescent Peer Cultures -- Social Participation and Friendships -- Social Differentiation and Friendships -- Social Differentiation, Friendships, Gender, Race, and Ethnicity -- Autonomy and Identity in Preadolescent Peer Cultures -- Verbal Routines, Games, and Heterosexual Relations -- Disputes, Conflict, Friendships, and Gender -- Verbal Disputes and Conflict in Peer Relations -- Borderwork in Cross-Gender Relations -- Challenging Adult Authority and Norms -- Generation M: Electronic Media in the Lives of Preadolescents and Adolescents -- Patterns in Media Use -- Effects and Process of Media Use in the Lives of Preadolescents and Adolescents -- Summary -- 10. Children, Social Problems, and the Family
  • Contents note continued: Changing Family Structures and Children's Lives -- Work, Families, and Childhood -- Working Mothers and Young Children -- Social Policy Regarding Maternity and Family Leave -- Social Policy Regarding Child Care and Early Childhood Education -- Divorce and Its Effects on Children -- Patterns in Divorce and Economic Consequences for Women and Children -- Social and Psychological Effects of Divorce on Children -- Child Abuse in the Family -- Summary -- 11. Children, Social Problems, and Society -- Poverty and the Quality of Children's Lives -- Problems and Progress in Developing Countries -- Poverty and Child Labor in Developing Countries -- Child Poverty in Industrialized Countries -- Variations in Child Poverty and Quality of Life in Industrialized Countries -- The Human Faces of Poverty: The Story of Nicholas -- Teen Pregnancy and Nonmarital Births -- The Rise in Teen Nonmarital Births -- Possible Causes of Trends in Teen Nonmarital Births
  • Contents note continued: Consequences for Teen Parents and Their Children -- Violence, Victimization, and the Loss of Childhood -- Summary -- 12. The Future of Childhood -- The Major Challenges -- Confronting Child Poverty in the United States -- Combating Child Poverty in Developing Countries -- Some More Modest Proposals to Enrich Children's Lives -- Enhancing the Lives of Families and Children -- Supporting Families and Children at Risk -- Acting Right Now -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn857141304
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Fourth edition.
Extent
xv, 439 pages
Isbn
9781452205441
Lccn
2013033362
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023305197
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781452205441
  • (OCoLC)857141304
Label
The sociology of childhood, William A. Corsaro, Indiana University, Bloomington
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-417) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Social Theories of Childhood -- Sociology's Rediscovery of Childhood -- Traditional Theories: Socialization -- The Deterministic Model: Society Appropriates the Child -- The Constructivist Model: The Child Appropriates Society -- Understanding of Conservation of Mass -- Interpretive Reproduction: Children Collectively Participate in Society -- From Individual Progression to Collective Reproductions -- The Orb Web Model -- Children's Two Cultures -- Summary -- 2. The Structure of Childhood and Children's Interpretive Reproductions -- Assumptions of the Structural Perspective -- Childhood as a Structural Form -- Effects of Societal Forces on Childhood -- Children's Activities and Contributions to Society -- Childhood, Children's Activities, and Interpretive Reproduction in Peer Culture -- Three Kinds of Collective Action -- Summary -- 3. Studying Children and Childhood -- Macrolevel Methods -- Demographic Studies -- Large-Scale Surveys
  • Contents note continued: Historical Methods -- Microlevel Methods -- Individual and Group Interviews -- Ethnography and Sociolinguistic Analysis -- Nontraditional Methods in Studying Children -- Ethical Issues in Researching Children's Lives -- Summary -- 4. Historical Views of Childhood and Children -- Philippe Ariès's Centuries of Childhood -- The Debate Regarding Grand-Stage Theories of the Family and Childhood -- The New History of Childhood -- Barbara Hanawalt's Growing Up in Medieval London -- Slave Children in the Pre-Civil War South -- American Pioneer and Immigrant Children at the Turn of the 20th Century -- Summary -- 5. Social Change, Families, and Children -- Examining Changes in Families From the Children's Perspective -- Children's Everyday Lives in Families -- Studies of Families in Western Societies -- Studies of Families in Non-Western Societies -- The Effects of Recent Socioeconomic Changes on Families, Children, and Childhood in Western Societies
  • Contents note continued: The Rapid Decline of Two-Parent Farm Families and Rise of Father Worker-Mother Homemaker Families -- The Decline in Family Size -- The Rise in Mothers' Labor Force Participation -- The Rise in Single-Parent Families -- Changing Perspectives of the American Family -- Racial and Ethnic Diversity of the Population of Children and Youth -- The Lives of Immigrant Children -- The Effects of Recent Socioeconomic Changes on Children and Childhood in Developing Societies -- Summary -- 6. Children's Peer Cultures and Interpretive Reproduction -- Examining Peer Culture From Children's Perspective -- Central Importance of Peer Culture in Interpretive Reproduction -- Parental Versus Peer Effects on Children's Development -- Children's Transition to Initial Peer Cultures -- Symbolic Aspects of Children's Cultures -- The Media -- Literature and Fairy Tales -- Mythical Figures and Legends -- Material Aspects of Children's Cultures
  • Contents note continued: Historical Studies of Children's Material Culture -- Marketing Studies of Children's Material Culture -- Children, Parents, and Consumer Culture -- Summary -- 7. Sharing and Control in Initial Peer Cultures -- Central Themes in Children's Initial Peer Cultures -- Friendship, Sharing, and Social Participation -- Play Routines Among Toddlers -- The Protection of Interactive Space and Children's Early Friendships -- Language, Sharing Routines, and Rituals -- Autonomy and Control in Peer Culture -- Sociodramatic Role-Play -- Challenging Adult Authority -- Confronting Confusions, Fears, and Conflicts in Fantasy Play -- Summary -- 8. Conflict and Differentiation in the Initial Peer Culture -- Conflict and Peer Relations -- Discussion, Debate, and Peace in Italian Preschools -- Oppositional Talk in a Head Start Center -- Conflict and Friendship in an American Upper-Middle-Class Preschool -- The Contextual Nature of Conflict and Community
  • Contents note continued: Social Differentiation in Initial Peer Cultures -- Gender Differentiation -- Race and Race Differentiation -- Status Differentiation -- Summary -- 9. Preadolescent Peer Cultures -- Peer Cultures in Preadolescence -- Friendship Processes in Preadolescent Peer Cultures -- Social Participation and Friendships -- Social Differentiation and Friendships -- Social Differentiation, Friendships, Gender, Race, and Ethnicity -- Autonomy and Identity in Preadolescent Peer Cultures -- Verbal Routines, Games, and Heterosexual Relations -- Disputes, Conflict, Friendships, and Gender -- Verbal Disputes and Conflict in Peer Relations -- Borderwork in Cross-Gender Relations -- Challenging Adult Authority and Norms -- Generation M: Electronic Media in the Lives of Preadolescents and Adolescents -- Patterns in Media Use -- Effects and Process of Media Use in the Lives of Preadolescents and Adolescents -- Summary -- 10. Children, Social Problems, and the Family
  • Contents note continued: Changing Family Structures and Children's Lives -- Work, Families, and Childhood -- Working Mothers and Young Children -- Social Policy Regarding Maternity and Family Leave -- Social Policy Regarding Child Care and Early Childhood Education -- Divorce and Its Effects on Children -- Patterns in Divorce and Economic Consequences for Women and Children -- Social and Psychological Effects of Divorce on Children -- Child Abuse in the Family -- Summary -- 11. Children, Social Problems, and Society -- Poverty and the Quality of Children's Lives -- Problems and Progress in Developing Countries -- Poverty and Child Labor in Developing Countries -- Child Poverty in Industrialized Countries -- Variations in Child Poverty and Quality of Life in Industrialized Countries -- The Human Faces of Poverty: The Story of Nicholas -- Teen Pregnancy and Nonmarital Births -- The Rise in Teen Nonmarital Births -- Possible Causes of Trends in Teen Nonmarital Births
  • Contents note continued: Consequences for Teen Parents and Their Children -- Violence, Victimization, and the Loss of Childhood -- Summary -- 12. The Future of Childhood -- The Major Challenges -- Confronting Child Poverty in the United States -- Combating Child Poverty in Developing Countries -- Some More Modest Proposals to Enrich Children's Lives -- Enhancing the Lives of Families and Children -- Supporting Families and Children at Risk -- Acting Right Now -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn857141304
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Fourth edition.
Extent
xv, 439 pages
Isbn
9781452205441
Lccn
2013033362
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023305197
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781452205441
  • (OCoLC)857141304

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