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    Critical Issues in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

    Paperback Save £0.92 = £25.07

    This important new book critically examines a number of aspects of Child and Adolescent Mental Health service provision and practice. It encourages readers to look carefully at some of today's givens and to value intuition and experience, whilst balancing this with our current understanding of the child's mind and its...

    The Social Study of Childhood

    By Sally McNamee

    Paperback £27.68

    Historically, children were often understood in relation to their development towards adulthood, but the 'new paradigm' of childhood studies has since shown how they should be taken more seriously as active participants in their own lives.

    War on The Old

    By John Sutherland

    Hardback £8.46

    John Sutherland examines the intergenerational conflict as a new kind of 'war' in which institutional neglect and universal indifference to the old has reached aggressive, and routinely lethal, levels.

    Last Children Of The Raj, Volume 2 1939-1950

    Paperback £11.46

    Assessing the Language of Young Learners

    By Gwendydd Caudwell

    Paperback Save £2.13 = £20.82

    This volume offers new insights into the assessment of the language of Young Learners YLs. YLs are defined here as being from 5 to 17 years, and are treated as three distinct subgroups: younger children 5/6 to 8/9 years, older children 8/9 to 12/13 years and teenagers 12/13 to 17...

    Childhood in Society for the Early Years

    By Rory Clark

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £18.45

    New edition of an accessible course text about childhood in society - examining childhood through different contexts and view points.

    Children's Rights

    By John Wall

    Paperback Save £0.38 = £18.57

    This accessible book provides the first overview of the global movement of children's rights. It introduces readers to child rights in their theoretical, historical, cultural, political, and practical complexity. In the process, it examines key controversies about cultural relativism, globalization, power, gender, class, family relations, and more.This accessible book provides...

    Rethinking Children's Spaces and Places

    By David Blundell

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £20.05

    How do we understand children and young people's lives in ways that do not rely on nostalgic romantic ideals or demonising prejudices? Can the geographical concepts of space, place and spatiality enhance our understanding of childhood and how children experience their lives as social actors? This book draws on a...

    Personhood, identity and care in advanced old age

    By Paul Higgs

    Paperback £23.70

    The fourth age and personhood explores the theoretical and practical issues raised by the ageing of later life, and the associated problems of mental and physical frailty in late life.

    Life Course

    By Stephen J. Hunt

    Paperback £28.55

    Dramatic social transformation in Western society over recent decades has had a profound impact on the way the life course is studied.

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