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Title Parenting after the century of the child [electronic resource] : travelling ideals, institutional negotiations and individual responses / edited by Tatjana Thelen, Haldis Haukanes.

Imprint Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 231 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Parenting after the century of the child : introduction / Tatjana Thelen and Haldis Haukanes -- Parenthood and childhood : debates within the social sciences / Haldis Haukanes and Tatjana Thelen -- What is a good mother? Historical shifts, divergent models in urban Japan / Susan D. Holloway, Yoko Yamamoto and Sawako Suzuki -- No school without foster families in northern Benin : a social historical approach / Erdmute Alber -- Growing up nuclear? Young Czechs' and Tunisians' visions of family, parenting and gender roles / Haldis Haukanes and Marit Tjomsland -- Child welfare, biopower and mestizo relatedness in Quito, Ecuador / Esben Leifsen -- "In the best interests of the child" : intergenerational legacies of past aboriginal child removal policies in Australia / Tiffany McComsey -- Privatizing parenthood-modernizing childhood? Paradoxes of school reform in Eastern Germany / Tatjana Thelen -- Representations of parenting practices of native and immigrant families in institutional care service settings in Barcelona / Marta Bertran -- Custody and coming of age : three American cases / Randy Frances Kandel and Anne Griffiths -- Child rights or wrongs : dilemmas in implementing support for children in the Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania, in the era of globalized AIDs approaches / Mai Bente Snipstad, Gro Th. Lie and Dagfinn Winje.
Summary Drawing on research conducted in Europe, the USA, Africa and South East Asia, this international book examines ideas currently travelling across the globe as translated through institutional settings, providing insights into the dynamics and ambivalences involved in the simultaneous reframing of childhood and parenthood.
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Subject Children -- Cross-cultural studies.
Parenting -- Cross-cultural studies.
Parent and child -- Cross-cultural studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Cross-cultural studies.
Electronic books.
Added Author Thelen, Tatjana.
Haukanes, Haldis.
Other Form: Print version: Parenting after the century of the child. Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010 9781409401117 (DLC) 2009040127 (OCoLC)454372841
ISBN 9781409401124 (electronic bk.)
140940112X (electronic bk.)