CS week 4

Week 4: Child development and Childhood Studies

Looking at contrasting approaches to the study of children and childhood. In particular, we consider sociological and psychological approaches to classifications such as ‘normal’.

Set reading:

Taylor, C. (2004) ‘Underpinning knowledge for child care practice: reconsidering child development theory’ Child and Family Social Work, Vol 9, Issue 3 Pages 225-235, Accessed Oct 2011http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2206.2004.00330.x/pdf

Woodhead, M. (1999) ‘Reconstructing Developmental Psychology – Some First Steps’ in Children and Society, Vol 13 Pages 3-19 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1099-0860.1999.tb00097.x/pdf


One Response to “CS week 4”

  1. playhouse Says:

    Child development and Childhood Studies. Additional resources

    Henriques, J., Hollway, W., Urwin,C., Venn, C., Walkerdine V (1984) Changing the Subject: Psychology, Social Regulation and Subjectivity London: Routledge / Methuen

    Woodhead, M. (1997) ‘Psychology and the Social Construction of Children’s needs’ Chapter 4 in Constructing and Reconstructing Childhood. New York: RoutledgeFalmer.

    Woodhead, M. (2009) ‘Child Development and the Development of Childhood’, in Qvortrup, J., Corsaro W.A. and Honig, M-S. (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Childhood Studies, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

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