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Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series


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Intersectionality and Difference in Childhood and Youth: Global Perspectives

Intersectionality and Difference in Childhood and Youth: Global Perspectives

1st Edition

Nadia von Benzon, Catherine Wilkinson
May 23, 2019

This book explores the alternative experiences of children and young people whose everyday lives contradict ideas and ideals of normalcy from the local to the global context. Presenting empirical research and conceptual interventions from a variety of international contexts, this book seeks to...

Youth Activism and Solidarity: The non-stop picket against Apartheid

Youth Activism and Solidarity: The non-stop picket against Apartheid

1st Edition

Gavin Brown, Helen Yaffe
February 07, 2019

From April 1986 until just after Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in February 1990, supporters of the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group maintained a continuous protest, day and night, outside the South African Embassy in central London. This book examines how and why a group of children,...

Children, Young People and Care

Children, Young People and Care

1st Edition

John Horton, Michelle Pyer
January 17, 2019

The very notions of childhood and youth are intimately connected to contemporary norms, practices and spaces of care, caring and care-giving. The provision of care is widely figured as both the primary responsibility of parents, carers and practitioners who work with children and young people, and...

The Common Worlds of Children and Animals: Relational Ethics for Entangled Lives

The Common Worlds of Children and Animals: Relational Ethics for Entangled Lives

1st Edition

Affrica Taylor, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw
October 17, 2018

The lives and futures of children and animals are linked to environmental challenges associated with the Anthropocene and the acceleration of human-caused extinctions. This book sparks a fascinating interdisciplinary conversation about child–animal relations, calling for a radical shift in how we...

Children, Nature and Cities: Rethinking the Connections

Children, Nature and Cities: Rethinking the Connections

1st Edition

Claire Freeman, Yolanda van Heezik
June 28, 2018

That children need nature for health and well-being is widely accepted, but what type of nature? Specifically, what type of nature is not only necessary but realistically available in the complex and rapidly changing worlds that children currently live in? This book examines child-nature...

Young People, Rights and Place: Erasure, Neoliberal Politics and Postchild Ethics

Young People, Rights and Place: Erasure, Neoliberal Politics and Postchild Ethics

1st Edition

Stuart C. Aitken
May 23, 2018

Concern is growing about children’s rights and the curtailment of those rights through the excesses of neoliberal governance. This book discusses children’s spatial and citizenship rights, and the ways young people and their families push against diminished rights. Armed initially with theoretical...

Young Entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa

Young Entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa

1st Edition

Katherine V. Gough, Thilde Langevang
February 14, 2017

Young people in sub-Saharan Africa are growing up in rapidly changing social and economic environments which produce high levels of un- and underemployment. Job creation through entrepreneurship is currently being promoted by international organizations, governments and NGOs as a key solution,...

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