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The Childhood, Law & Policy Network (CLPN)

Introductory Childhood Studies Books

Sarada Balagopalan, John Wall, and Karen Wells (eds), The Bloomsbury Handbook of Theories in Childhood Studies (Bloomsbury 2023)

Rita Braches-Chyrek (ed), The Future of Childhood Studies (Verlag Barbara Budrich 2021)

Daniel T Cook (ed), The SAGE Encyclopedia on Children and Childhood Studies (Sage 2020)

Kate Cregan and Denise Cuthbert, Global Childhoods: Issues and Debates (Sage 2014)

Joanne Faulkner and ‎Magdalena Zolkos (eds), Critical Childhood Studies and the Practice of Interdisciplinarity: Disciplining the Child (Lexington 2015)

Allison James, Chris Jenks, and Alan Prout, Theorizing Childhood (Polity Press 1998)

Allison James and Alan Prout (eds), Constructing and Reconstructing Childhood: Contemporary Issues in the Sociological Study of Childhood (Routledge 1997)

Chris Jenks, Childhood (2nd edn, Routledge 2020)

Derek Kassem, Lisa Murphy, and Elizabeth Taylor (eds), Key Issues in Childhood and Youth Studies: Critical Issues (Routledge 2009)

Mary Jane Kehily (ed), An Introduction to Childhood Studies (3rd edn, Maidenhead: Open University Press 2015)

Jens Qvortrup, William A Corsaro, and Michael-Sebastian Honig (eds), Palgrave Handbook of Childhood Studies (Palgrave Macmillan 2009)

Jens Qvortrup (ed), Studies in Modern Childhood: Society, Agency, Culture (Palgrave Macmillan 2005)

Spyros Spyrou, Rachel Rosen, and Daniel Thomas Cook (eds), Reimagining Childhood Studies (Bloomsbury 2019)

Kay Tisdall et al. (eds), Critical Childhood Studies: Global Perspectives (Bloomsbury 2023)

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