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Allison James

ALLISON JAMES is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth at the University of Sheffield, UK. She is also Professor at Norwegian Centre for Child Research, Trondheim, Norway. Her most recent work explores chidlrens experiences of hospital space and children as family participants. She is author of numerous books, including Constructing and Reconstructing Childhood (with A.Prout); Theorising Childhood (with C.Jenks and A.Prout); Research with Children (edited with Pia Christensen); Constructing Childhood: Theory, Policy and Social Practice (with A.L.James); European Childhoods (edited with A.L.James) and Key Concepts in Childhood Studies (with A.L. James).

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Children, Food and Identity in Everyday Life

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In exploring childrens own everyday food encounters, alongside the ways in which childhood identities are constructed and mediated through food, this book...
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European Childhoods
Cultures, Politics and Participation

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In the context of a growing global awareness of the significance of children's rights and perspectives created by the United Nations Convention of the Rights...
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Embodying Health Identities

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Drawing on a range of recent literature in the field, this innovative book brings together and develops a range of sociological, anthropological and health...
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The Politics of Childhood
International Perspectives, Contemporary Developments

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Wide-ranging developments concerning children in the fields of social policy, sociology and politics have spurred significant growth in the social study of...
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Constructing Childhood
Theory, Policy and Social Practice

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This text provides a critical analysis of the social construction of childhood and children's agency. Through an interdisciplinary synthesis combining social...
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Social Identities Across the Life Course

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This text brings together sociological, anthropological, and social policy perspectives on the life course with a view to developing the conceptual rigor of...
Allison James

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