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Key thinkers in childhood studies$
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Carmel Smith and Sheila Greene

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9781447308072

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447308072.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) One Introduction
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Key thinkers in childhood studies
Author(s):

Carmel Smith

Sheila Greene

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447308072.003.0001

This chapter describes the focus of the book. It then defines childhood studies and gives an account of its history emphasising the multiple roots and the diversity of viewpoints and methods within the field. The question as to whether or not childhood studies is an interdisciplinary field is considered. The methods followed in selecting interviewees and in conducting the interviews with key thinkers in childhood studies are set out.

Keywords:   children, childhood, interviews, interviewees, childhood studies, interdisciplinary, methods

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