Global Changes in Children's Lives
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This Element compares the nature of childhood in four representative societies differing in their subsistence activities: bands of Australian hunter-gatherers, Tibetan nomadic pastoralists, peasants and farmers residing in Maya villages and towns, and South Korean students growing up in a digital information society. In addition, the Element traces a variety of intertwined global changes that have led to sharply reduced child mortality rates, shrinking family sizes, contested gender roles, increased marriage ages, long-term enrollment of children (especially girls in educational institutions), and the formation of 'glocal' identities.
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- Date Published: January 2019
- format: Adobe eBook Reader
- isbn: 9781108653480
- contains: 5 b/w illus. 7 tables
- availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
Table of Contents
2. Children's lives in four contrasting types of societies
3. Comparing families, children, and adolescents in four types of evolving societies
4. Global changes in childhood and adolescence
5. Conclusion: childhoods and identities in motion.
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