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Using extensive, spoken vernacular data collected by youth from youth, Tagliamonte argues that teen language is at the cutting edge of linguistic change, offering a window to the future. Richly illustrated and filled with engaging quotes, anecdotes and language puzzles, Teen Talk is fascinating reading for students, teachers and parents.
By Sally Brown
Drawing on interviews and focus groups with young mothers and fathers, their parents and other relatives, this book provides a rich exploration of the experience of being a teenage parent now, and for earlier generations, closely examining teenage pregnancy and parenting in families where two or more generations have been...
Conducting ethnographic fieldwork with children presents anthropologists with particular challenges and limitations, as well as rewards and insights. Children: Ethnographic Encounters presents ten vivid accounts of researchers' experiences of working with children across a variety of cultural contexts. Part of the Ethnographic Encounters series, the book offers honest reflections on...
This book uses case studies to review the most relevant theoretical approaches for counselling children.
By Gene Perret
News of Alzheimer's disease is constantly in the headlines. Every day we hear heart-wrenching stories of people caring for a loved one who has become a shell of their former self, of projections about rising incidence rates, and of cures that are just around the corner. However, we don't see...
By Linda Perret
This is the classic assessment of the state of child well-being in the UK. This fourth edition has been updated to review the latest evidence, including the impact of the economic crisis and austerity measures since 2008. An essential resource.