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Cultural Complexity and Border Markers in Norwegian Kindergartens.

Subjects: *CHILD care; *ETHNIC groups; *IMMIGRANTSNORWAY

  • Source: Children & Society. Sep2013, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p350-360. 11p.

  • Abstract: This article has analysed practices towards and views on cultural diversity by staff in two Norwegian kindergartens. The article has focused on food traditions both ... Copyright of Children & Society is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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In Loco Emporium: Immigrant Youth and Educators in the Social Contracts of Education.

Subjects: *EDUCATION; *UNDOCUMENTED immigrants; *PRACTICAL politicsUNITED States

  • Source: Children & Society. Jul2013, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p309-320. 12p.

  • Abstract: For adults training to be professional educators, the phrase, in loco parentis, communicates the intention that schools and educators are meant to act in the ... Copyright of Children & Society is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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Childhood as Social Investment, Rights and the Valuing of Education.

Subjects: *CHILD development; *CHILD welfare; *EDUCATIONUNITED Nations

  • Source: Children & Society. Jul2013, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p245-257. 13p.

  • Abstract: This paper discusses the impact of and close interplay between global discourses on children, notions of (a good) childhood at the national and local levels ... Copyright of Children & Society is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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‘It's Not Fair!’—Voicing Pupils’ Criticisms of School Rules.

Subjects: *SCHOOL discipline; *DISCIPLINE of children; *CHILD development

  • Source: Children & Society. Nov2008, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p418-428. 11p.

  • Abstract: Socialisation theories have traditionally focused on how children are socialised in a rather unidirectional manner, according to a transmission model. However, more recent research and ... Copyright of Children & Society is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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Talking about Work: School Students’ Views on their Paid Employment.

Subjects: *EMPLOYMENT of students; *PART-time employment; *YOUTH employmentSCOTLAND

  • Source: Children & Society. Mar2007, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p123-135. 13p.

  • Abstract: Seventy 15-year-old students in rural and urban Scottish schools, who had previously answered questionnaires about the extent of their part-time employment, were interviewed. Work appears ... Copyright of Children & Society is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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Educated for the 21st century?

Subjects: *CHILDREN; *EDUCATION; *SCHOOLSGREAT Britain

  • Source: Children & Society. Sep2000, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p243-253. 11p.

  • Abstract: Using cameos of children whose schooling spans the millennium and of teachers' attempts to foster their individuality and talents under pressures for conformity, we question ... Copyright of Children & Society is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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Drug Education in Schools: a Review.

Subjects: *DRUG abuse; *YOUTH; *EDUCATION

  • Source: Children & Society. Mar96, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p14-27. 14p.

  • Abstract: Drug use by young people is widespread and increasing. Attempts to prevent or reduce young people's drug use have focused on school-based ... Copyright of Children & Society is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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