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eBook Lost Kids: Vulnerable Children and Youth in Twentieth-Century Canada and the United States ePub

by Gleason

  • ISBN: 0774816864
  • Category: Politics and Government
  • Subcategory: Politics
  • Author: Gleason
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: UBC Press (December 10, 2009)
  • Pages: 256
  • ePub book: 1488 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1634 kb
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  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 418

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Children and youth occupy important social and political roles, even as they sleep in cribs or hang out on street corners.

Children and youth occupy important social and political roles, even as they sleep in cribs or hang out on street corners. Conceptualized as either harbingers or saboteurs of a bright, secure tomorrow, young people have motivated many adult-driven plans to improve their communities' future. But have all children benefited from these programs and initiatives?Lost Kidsexamines the demonization and inadequate care of vulnerable children. Lost Kids sheds new light on the experiences of vulnerable children in Canada and the United States.

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Lost Kids provides the social context and historical background necessary to understand the experiences of. .7 Lost Voices, Lost Bodies ? Doctors and the Embodiment of Children and Youth in English Canada from 1900 to the 1940s, Mona Gleason

Lost Kids provides the social context and historical background necessary to understand the experiences of vulnerable children who frequent the news. 7 Lost Voices, Lost Bodies ? Doctors and the Embodiment of Children and Youth in English Canada from 1900 to the 1940s, Mona Gleason. Part 4: Colliding Visions - The Politics of Families and Youth. 8 What Child Left Behind? US Social Policy and the Hopeless Child, Molly Ladd-Taylor.

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Lost Kids examines adults’ misgivings about, and the inadequate care of, vulnerable children. Doctors and the Embodiment of Children and Youth in English Canada from 1900 to the 1940s, Mona Gleason. From explorations of interracial adoption and the treatment of children with disabilities to discussions of the cultural construction of the hopeless child, this multifaceted collection rejects the essentialism of the priceless child or lost youth – simplistic categories that continue to shape the treatment of those who deviate from the so-called norm. 8 What Child Left Behind?

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Children and youth occupy important social and political roles, even as they sleep in cribs or hang out on street corner.

Children and youth occupy important social and political roles . But have all children benefited from these programs and initiatives? Lost Kids examines adults' misgivings about, and the inadequate care of, vulnerable children. Conceptualized as either harbingers or saboteurs of a bright, secure tomorrow, they have motivated many adult-driven schemes to effect a positive future.

Lost Kids: Vulnerable Children and Youth in Twentieth Century Canada and the United States

Lost Kids: Vulnerable Children and Youth in Twentieth Century Canada and the United States. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2010. E-mail Citation . Allows for transnational comparisons of children and youth historically characterized as at risk or forgotten by reason of disability, class, race, gender, or lack of adult guardians. Three essays (by Karen Dubinsky, Veronica Strong-Boag, and Molly Ladd-Taylor) explicitly consider the construction and impact of vulnerability within the context of adoption history.

The book provides excellent context for those attempting to make sense of youth sexuality today

Youth and Sexuality in the Twentieth Century United States offers a sweeping narrative of how children and adolescents created modern heterosexuality. Beautifully written and provocative, this book offers a valuable new interpretation of how dating, ‘going steady,’ and companionate ideals reshaped adolescent sexuality in the United States. The book provides excellent context for those attempting to make sense of youth sexuality today. Overall, Youth and Sexuality is extraordinarily promising as a readable and rigorous undergraduate text.

Children and youth occupy important social and political roles, even as they sleep in cribs or hang out on street corners. Conceptualized as either harbingers or saboteurs of a bright, secure tomorrow, young people have motivated many adult-driven plans to improve their communities' future. But have all children benefited from these programs and initiatives? Lost Kids examines the demonization and inadequate care of vulnerable children. From explorations of interracial adoption and the treatment of children with disabilities to discussions of the cultural construction of the hopeless child, this multifaceted collection rejects the essentialism of the "priceless child" or "lost youth"--simplistic categories that continue to shape the treatment of those who deviate from the so-called norm.