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Product Description: This provocative volume takes a critical look at how the social sciences and psychology in particular have been applied to the lives of children, particularly in education, parenting, and child welfare. Contributions by senior scholars and promising new voices offer fresh, balanced perspectives on key questions: What role has science played in perpetuating discrimination and inequality among different groups of children? How has science been employed in the politics of program formulation, advocacy, and funding? How has science been used to justify the practices of child professionals? How have parents and children responded to scientific ventures designed to "help" them? Co-edited by a historian of education, a historian of childhood, and a developmental psychologist, this book features: * An overview of the last centuryÂ’s efforts to understand children by means of scientific methods...read more
By Barbara Beatty (editor), Emily D. Cahan (editor) and Julia Grant (editor)

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9780807746912 | Teachers College Pr, September 30, 2006, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: This provocative volume takes a critical look at how the social sciences and psychology in particular have been applied to the lives of children, particularly in education, parenting, and child welfare.

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Hardcover:

9780300060270 | Yale Univ Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $35.00

Paperback:

9780300072730 | Yale Univ Pr, September 23, 1997, cover price $29.00
9780043011614, titled "Interpretations of Calamity: From the Viewpoint of Human Ecology" | Unwin Hyman, July 1, 1983, cover price $17.95 | also contains Interpretations of Calamity: From the Viewpoint of Human Ecology

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