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Jens Qvortrup

JENS QVORTRUP is Professor of Sociology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and former Director of the Norwegian Centre for Child Research, Trondheim, Norway. A founding father of childhood studies, he was the Founding President of the International Sociological Association's section on sociology of childhood (1988-1998), Director of the pioneering study 'Childhood as a Social Phenomenon' (1987-1992) and co-editor of the journal Childhood (1999-2008). He has written extensively on childhood and his publications include Childhood Matters, Childhood and Children's Culture, Studies in Modern Childhood and The Modern Child and the Flexible Labour Market

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The Modern Child and the Flexible Labour Market
Early Childhood Education and Care

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This book sheds light on new research related to welfare state, child care policies, and small children's everyday lives in instuitutions in a variety of...
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The Palgrave Handbook of Childhood Studies

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This landmark publication in the study of children and childhood signals the recognition of a significant area of study. Childhood studies has both matured and...
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The Palgrave Handbook of Childhood Studies

Palgrave Macmillan
A landmark publication in the field, this state of the art reference work, with contributions from leading thinkers across a range of disciplines, is an...
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Studies in Modern Childhood
Society, Agency, Culture

Palgrave Macmillan
In this timely study, high profile researchers contribute to the burgeoning field of the social studies of childhood with original and often surprising...
Jens Qvortrup

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The Palgrave Handbook of Childhood Studies

Palgrave Macmillan
A landmark publication in the field, this state of the art reference work, with contributions from leading thinkers across a range of disciplines, is an...

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