An Introduction to Childhood (Heftet)

Anthropological Perspectives on Children's Lives


Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2008
Antall sider: 290
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405125901
Omtale An Introduction to Childhood
An Introduction to Childhood, Heather Montgomery examines the role children have played within anthropology, how they have been studied by anthropologists and how they have been portrayed and analyzed in ethnographic monographs over the last one hundred and fifty years.

Offers a comprehensive overview of childhood from an anthropological perspective
Draws upon a wide range of examples and evidence from different geographical areas and belief systems
Synthesizes existing literature on the anthropology of childhood, while providing a fresh perspective
Engages students with illustrative ethnographies to illuminate key topics and themes

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