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Growing up in a modern society.

Marjorie Reeves

Growing up in a modern society.

by Marjorie Reeves

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Published by University of London Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed., 1952.

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Open LibraryOL13648701M

  "Growing Up in England is a valuable contribution to the histories of gender, families, education, and children. His simple argument: "gendered parenting produced gendered children" should spur new inquiries into the gendered nature not only of childhood, but of adulthood and the institutions they created and inhabited.". Childhood and Society charts the emergence of the conceptual and institutional divisions between adult 'human beings' and child 'human becomings' over the course of the modern era. It then examines the contemporary economic and ideological trends that are eroding the foundations of these divisions.

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