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Title Children at the millennium : where have we come from, where are we going? / edited by Sandra L. Hofferth, Timothy J. Owens.

Imprint Amsterdam ; New York : JAI, 2001.

Item Status

Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 323 pages) : illustrations.
Series Advances in life course research ; v. 6
Advances in life course research ; v. 6.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Children at the millennium : a report from the social sciences -- Children in young and aging societies : the order of generations and models of childhood in comparative perspective -- From the Chicago school to the new sociology of children : the sociology of children and childhood in the United States, 1900-1999 -- Parental values, beliefs, and behavior : a review and promulga for research into the new century -- Preventing problems vs. promoting the positive : what do we want for our children? -- Men's flight from children in the U.S. : a historical perspective -- Changes in American children's time, 1981-1997 -- Adolescents' anticipations of work-family conflict in a changing societal context -- Changing neighborhoods and child well-being : understanding how children may be affected in the coming century -- Confronting the dilemmas of child welfare : past, present and future.
Summary Produced under the auspices of the "Section on the Sociology of Children and Youth of the American Sociological Association", this volume provides a cohesive, wide-ranging source of information on the life courses of children and youths. Contributions reflect: demographic analyses and projections; dualitative aspects of children's lives; children and youth in historical and cross-cultural perspective; issues of development in social context; children and public policy; and social and psychological dynamics of childhood and adolescence.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Child development.
Children -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Owens, Timothy J. (Timothy Joseph)
Hofferth, Sandra L.
Other Form: Print version: Children at the millennium. 1st ed. Amsterdam ; New York : JAI, 2001 0762307765 9780762307760 (DLC) 2002281017 (OCoLC)47232656
ISBN 9780080545165 (electronic bk.)
0080545165 (electronic bk.)