Studies in Children and Childhood
One way to choose a research topic is to look at the table of contents and bibliographies of textbooks relevant to this course. Below is a selection of books in the library:
- About Canada : children and youth / Bernard Schissel.
- Children in Canada today / Patrizia Albanese.
- Children on the move [electronic resource].
- Creating a world fit for children : understanding the UN Convention on the rights of the child / Catherine Rutgers, editor.
- Trafficking of children for sexual exploitation [electronic resource] : public international law 1864-1950 / Sunil Salankey Rao.
- Understanding childhood : an interdisciplinary approach / edited by Martin Woodhead and Heather Montgomery.
Once you have identified your research topic, disciplinary encyclopedias and dictionaries can give you definitions and background information that can help you define the scope of your research paper. Below are selected titles in our library:
- Key concepts in childhood studies / Allison James and Adrian James.
- The child : an encyclopedic companion / editor in chief, Richard A. Shweder ; editors, Thomas R. Bidell ... [et al.].
- A children's rights glossary [electronic resource] : based on the Convention on the Rights of the Child / Sharon Detrick.
- The encyclopedia of child abuse / Robin E. Clark and Judith Freeman Clark with Christine Adamec ; introduction by Richard J. Gelles.
- Encyclopedia of children, adolescents, and the media / [edited by] Jeffrey Jensen Arnett.
- Encyclopedia of children and childhood : in history and society / edited by Paula S. Fass.
- The Greenwood encyclopedia of children's issues worldwide / general editor, Irving Epstein.