Category Archives: New Books

New titles on Children, Young People and Families — Policy Press, University of Bristol

JUST RELEASED
by Ray Jones
We are very pleased to announced that The story of Baby P will be publishing on 16 July. This long-awaited book had been on hold, pending the conclusion the hacking trial. This book is the first to tell what happened to ‘Baby P’, how the story was told by the media and its considerable impact on the child protection system in England. 
£10.39 on our website
 
COMING SOON
Edited by Jane Ribbens McCarthy, Carol-Ann Hooper and Val Gillies
In this important, timely and thought-provoking publication, a wide range of contributors explore how “troubles” feature in “normal” families, and how the “normal” features in “troubled” families. 
£19.99 on our website
 
by Carmel Smith and Sheila Greene
Presents the perspectives of 22 leading figures involved in shaping the field of Childhood Studies over the last 30 years. They reflect on the changes that have taken place in the study of children and childhood, discuss ideas underpinning the field, examine current dilemmas and explore challenges for the future.
£60.00 on our website
Maggie Blyth
Three years after the publication of the influential Munro Report (2011) this important publication draws together a range of experts working in the field of child protection to critically examine what impact the reforms have had on multi agency child protection systems in this country, at both local and national level. 
£13.59 on our website
Edited by Pam Foley and Andy Rixon
This new edition of the bestselling textbook critically examines the potential and reality of closer ‘working together’ and asks whether such new ways of working will be able to respond more effectively to the needs and aspirations of children and their families. 
£17.59 on our website
 
by Jenny Reynolds, Catherine Houlston, Lester Coleman and Gordon Harold 
The book shows how children are affected by conflict, explores why they respond to conflict in different ways, and provides clear, practical guidance on the best ways to ameliorate the effects.
£13.59 on our website
Edited by Ludovica Gambaro, Kitty Stewart and Jane Waldfogel
In this original, topical book, leading experts from eight countries examine how early education and care is organised, funded and regulated in their countries. 
£56.00 on our website
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New Release – Children in a Sri Lankan Village by Bambi Chapin

New from Rutgers University Press!

Children in a Sri Lankan Village

Shaping Hierarchy and Desire

Bambi L. Chapin

“What makes this book so special is that it does not stop at description, as do most ethnographies. It goes on to explain Sinhalese childhood and child rearing, doing so within a well-considered, smartly-deployed psychoanalytic framework.” —Naomi Quinn, professor emerita, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Duke University

Ju
ly 2014, $27.95 (paper)

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Playing with Languages by Amy L. Paugh — Now in Paperback

Now out in paperback:  

Playing With Languages: Children and Change in a Caribbean Village
by Amy L. Paugh
http://berghahnbooks.com/title.php?rowtag=PaughPlaying.

Should you like to consider this publication for course adoption, an examination copy request slip can be found here: http://www.berghahnbooks.com/extras/docs/exam/PaughPlaying_9781782385165.html. The examination fee is fully refundable if you adopt this text. You can submit the form electronically or fax it to: (212) 233-6007.

You can also request a digital exam copy of the book by clicking here:http://berghahn.einspections.eb20.com/Requests/Step1/9780857457615

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