Palgrave Studies in the History of Childhood

Thatcher's Grandchildren?

Politics and Childhood in the Twenty-First Century

Editors: Wagg, S., Pilcher, J. (Eds.)

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Thatcher's Grandchildren explores sociological and political issues about childhood that have that have become increasingly significant in the twenty first century within a political landscape framed by neo-liberalism. Issues addressed include child protection and abuse, the media, education and schooling, and poverty.

About the authors

Julian Petley, Brunel University, UK Bob Franklin, Cardiff School of Journalism, UK Nigel Parton, University of Huddersfield, UK Julia O'Connell Davidson, University of Nottingham, UK Danny Dorling, University of Oxford, UK David Rudd, University of Bolton, UK Marc Cornock, Open University, UK Heather Montgomery, Open University, UK Val Gillies, London South Bank University, UK Keri Facer, University of Bristol, UK David Buckingham, Loughborough University, UK Steve Cunningham, University of Central Lancashire, UK Michael Lavalette, Liverpool Hope University, UK Despina Chronaki, independent scholar, UK

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • ‘Kill a kid and get a house’

    Petley, Julian

    Pages 1-26

  • Citizen Journalists or Cyber Bigots?

    Franklin, Bob

    Pages 27-44

  • The Changing Politics and Practice of Child Protection and Safeguarding in England

    Parton, Nigel

    Pages 45-68

  • Child Trafficking

    Davidson, Julia O’Connell

    Pages 69-88

  • ‘What have the Romans ever done for us?’

    Dorling, Danny

    Pages 89-100

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Hardcover $110.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Thatcher's Grandchildren?
Book Subtitle
Politics and Childhood in the Twenty-First Century
Editors
  • S. Wagg
  • J. Pilcher
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in the History of Childhood
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28155-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137281555
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-28154-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 327
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