Some relevant books in the Castleton library
Childhood in World History
Call Number: Stacks 305.2309 St31c
Contents: Introduction : childhood in world history -- Childhood in agricultural societies -- Childhood in the classical civilizations -- Childhood in postclassical world history : the impact of religious change -- Contacts and contrasts in the postclassical world -- Forces of change and the modern model of childhood : developments in the west, eighteenth century to 1914 -- Alongside the modern model : the pressures of colonialism -- Modern childhood in Asia : Japan adapts the new model -- Childhood and communist revolutions -- Childhood in the affluent societies, twentieth and twenty-1st centuries -- The dislocations in the twentieth and twenty-1st centuries : children face war and violence -- Globalization and childhoods -- The dilemma of children's happiness -- Conclusion : childhoods from past toward future.
Reinventing Childhood after World War II
Call Number: Stacks 305.23 R277
Contents: The child-centered family? New rules in postwar America / Paula S. Fass -- Liberation and caretaking: fighting over children's rights in postwar America / Michael Grossberg -- The changing face of children's culture / Steven Mintz -- Ten is the new fourteen: age compression and "real" childhood / Stephen Lassonde -- Whose child? Parenting and custody in the postwar period / Mary Ann Mason -- Children, the state, and the American dream / Kriste Lindenmeyer -- Children and the Swedish welfare state: from different to similar / Bengt Sandin.
Children and Youth During the Civil War Era
Call Number: Stacks 973.7083 C437
An Introduction to Childhood: Anthropological Perspectives on Children's Lives
Call Number: Stacks 305.231 M766i
Contents: Childhood within anthropology -- What is a child? -- The beginning of childhood -- Family, friends, and peers -- Talking, playing, and working -- Discipline, punishment, and abuse -- Children and sexuality -- Adolescence and initiation.
The Incomplete Child: An Intellectual Hstory of Learning Disabilities
Call Number: Stacks 618.9285889 D211i
Contents: Introduction -- A biological holism of brain injury : the science of Kurt Goldstein -- Building the Strauss Syndrome at the Wayne County Training School -- "A new perception of things" : movement education and Newell C. Kephart -- Diagnosing and treating psycholinguistic deficiencies : the practical science of Samuel A. Kirk -- "One definition doesn't include everything" : Samuel A. Kirk and the learning disability concept -- Country movement and city children : agrarianism in movement education -- Epilogue : a science in transition.
From Father's Property to Children's Rights: the History of Child Custody in the United States
Call Number: Stacks 346.73017 M381f
Contents: 1. Fathers/masters: children/servants: child custody in the colonial era -- 2. From fathers' rights to mothers' love: the transformation of child custody law in the first century of the new republic, 1790-1890 -- 3. The State as superparent: the progressive era, 1890-1920 -- 4. In the best interest of the child? 1960-1990 -- 5. The ascendancy of the social sciences.
The Material Child: Growing Up in Consumer Culture
Call Number: Stacks 305.230973 B856m
Children of a New World: Society, Culture and Globalization
Call Number: Stacks 305.230973 F264c
Contents: Introduction: Children in society, culture, and the world -- Immigration and education in the United States -- The IQ : a cultural and historical framework -- Creating new identities : youth and ethnicity in New York City high schools in the 1930s and 1940s -- Making and remaking an event : the Leopold and Loeb case in American culture -- A sign of family disorder? : changing representations of parental kidnapping -- Bringing it home : children, technology, and family in the post-World War II world -- Children and globalization -- Children in global migrations -- Children of a new world.
Call Number: Stacks 305.230973 IL613a
Contents: American Indian childhood -- European American childhood -- African American childhood -- Urban middle-class childhood -- Urban working-class childhood -- Suburban childhood-- Inner-city and rural childhoods.
Learning from the Past: Historical Voices in Early Childhood Education
Call Number: Stacks 372.21 W832L
Contents: Plato -- John Amos Comenius -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi -- Friedrich Wilhelm August Froebel -- Robert Owen -- John Dewey -- Maria Montessori -- Patty Smith Hill -- Caroline Pratt -- Lucy Sprague Mitchell -- Epilogue. Missing and found : the voices of early childhood -- Historical figures : general references for further study.