Kinderschutz in gemeinsamer Verantwortung von Jugendhilfe by Jörg Fischer,Thomas Buchholz,Roland Merten

By Jörg Fischer,Thomas Buchholz,Roland Merten

Aktuelle Diskussionen um den Schutz von Kindern vor Gefahren für ihr Wohl beziehen neben Einrichtungen und Diensten der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe nun auch verstärkt weitere Akteure ein. So stehen gerade auch Schulen zunehmend vor der Herausforderung, Anzeichen von Kindeswohlgefährdung und erzieherischem Bedarf nachzugehen und entsprechende Schritte für die qualifizierte Bearbeitung innerhalb der Schule und im Zusammenwirken mit der Jugendhilfe einzuleiten. Hier eröffnet sich ein weiteres Kooperationsfeld von Jugendhilfe und Schule. In diesem Buch wird der Frage nachgegangen, welchen Beitrag die Kooperation zwischen Schulen und der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe für den professionellen Umgang mit Kindeswohlgefährdung und erzieherischen Bedarf bieten kann.

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Philosophy of Childhood Today: Exploring the Boundaries by Brock Bahler,David Kennedy,Thomas J. J. Storme,Giuseppe

By Brock Bahler,David Kennedy,Thomas J. J. Storme,Giuseppe Ferraro,Walter Omar Kohan,Andrew Komasinski,Karin Fry,Tyson Lewis,Daniel Contage,Stefano Oliverio,Joshua M. Hall,Natalie M. Fletcher,James Stillwaggon,Bernardina Leal,Nancy Vansieleghem,Karin Murris

Although philosophy of youth has continually performed a few half in philosophical discourse, its emergence as a box of postmodern idea follows the increase, within the past due 19th century, of psychoanalysis, for which adolescence is a key signifier. Then within the mid-twentieth century Philipe Aries’s seminal Centuries of Childhood brought the master-concept of adolescence as a social and cultural invention, thereby weakening the powerful grip of organic metaphors on imagining youth. this present day, whereas philosophy of formative years in keeping with se is a comparatively boundaryless box of inquiry, it's one who has transparent differences from historical past, anthropology, sociology, or even psychology of formative years. This quantity of essays, which represents the paintings of a various, overseas set of students, explores the shapes and limits of the emergent box, and the chances for mediating encounters among its a number of sectors, together with historical past of philosophy, philosophy of schooling, pedagogy, literature and picture, psychoanalysis, family members reports, developmental conception, ethics, historical past of subjectivity, historical past of tradition, and evolutionary conception. The result is an attractive advent to philosophy of adolescence for these strange with this sector of scholarship, and a well timed compendium and source for these for whom it's a new disciplinary articulation.

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Cradle of Liberty: Race, the Child, and National Belonging by Caroline Levander

By Caroline Levander

Throughout American literature, the determine of the kid is usually represented against the grownup. In Cradle of Liberty Caroline F. Levander proposes that this competition is essential to American political notion and the literary cultures that encompass and aid produce it. Levander argues that from the past due eighteenth century throughout the early 20th, American literary and political texts did greater than contain baby matters: they relied on them to symbolize, naturalize, and, from time to time, try to reconfigure the floor principles of U.S. nationwide belonging. She demonstrates how, because the glossy geographical region and the fashionable inspiration of the kid (as a person essentially varied from the grownup) emerged in tandem from the overdue eighteenth century ahead, the kid and the geographical region turned intertwined. the kid got here to symbolize nationalism, nation-building, and the intrinsic connection among nationalism and race that was once instrumental in making a tradition of white supremacy within the United States.

Reading texts by means of John Adams, Thomas Paine, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Augusta J. Evans, Mark Twain, Pauline Hopkins, William James, José Martí, W. E. B. Du Bois, and others, Levander strains the kid because it figures in writing approximately a number of defining occasions for the us. between those are the innovative warfare, the U.S.-Mexican battle, the Civil struggle, and the U.S. expulsion of Spain from the Caribbean and Cuba. She charts how the kid crystallized the idea that of self—a self who may perhaps associate with the nation—in the early nationwide interval, after which follows the kid during the upward thrust of a college of yankee psychology and the interval of imperialism. Demonstrating that textual representations of the kid were a effective strength in shaping public opinion approximately race, slavery, exceptionalism, and imperialism, Cradle of Liberty indicates how a robust racial good judgment pervades constructions of liberal democracy within the United States.

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Diverse Spaces of Childhood and Youth: Gender and by Ruth Evans,Louise Holt

By Ruth Evans,Louise Holt

Diverse areas of formative years and Youth focuses at the assorted areas and discourses of youngsters and formative years globally. The chapters discover the effect of gender, age and different socio-cultural transformations, resembling race, ethnicity and migration trajectories, at the daily lives of kids and adolescence in more than a few foreign contexts. those comprise the varied city environments of Istanbul, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Toronto, London, and Bratislava and the contrasting rural settings of Ghana and England. The analyses of kid's, younger people's, mom and dad' and pros' reports and discourses supply serious insights into how gender and different socio-cultural changes intersect. the significance of daily practices and performances within the formation of kid's and younger people's identities is published, via for instance, friendships and daily sociality, mobilities and routine throughout house in either rural and concrete environments.

The volume indicates how discourses of formative years, quite these linked to hazard, intersect with distinction. the popularity of younger people’s enterprise and participation is critical to the various chapters, when additionally elevating methodological questions on how discourses of early life and adolescence are researched. total, the ebook offers an unique contribution to geographies of kids, adolescence and households and learn on range and distinction in international contexts.

This publication used to be released as a unique factor of Children's Geographies.

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Conquistadores de la Calle: Child Street Labor in Guatemala by Thomas A. Offit

By Thomas A. Offit

the 1st finished, book-length learn of its type, "Conquistadores de l. a. Calle" provides the findings of approximately years of ethnographic learn at the streets of Guatemala urban, toppling traditional knowledge that the region's formative years staff are exclusively sufferers, or that their exertions events are completely the results of poverty and family members breakdown. Documenting the voices and studies of the city's operating youngsters, this attention-grabbing research finds counterintuitive motivations in the event you decide to abandon education in favour of partaking extra totally of their households' economies. The tactics of constructing abilities and making plans for his or her social and fiscal futures are lined extensive, offering facts that many individuals of this inhabitants function good above survival point and are decidedly now not marginalized or participants of an underclass."Conquistadores de los angeles Calle" additionally makes vital differences among those younger staff - a iteration of Maya and Ladino girls and boys - and the homeless childrens or gang formative years who've been much more largely studied.
Contextualizing numerous facts, starting from certain ethnographic pics of the kid's lives and the per thirty days source of revenue of kids engaged in universal highway vocations (such as shining footwear or serving as porters) to academic histories and socialization actions, Thomas Offit has produced a wealthy trove of findings in an important phase of city economics that's greatly vital for anthropologists, Latin Americanists, and people drawn to the lives and labors of youngsters within the towns of the constructing world.

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The Philosophy of Childing: Unlocking Creativity, Curiosity, by Christopher Phillips

By Christopher Phillips

Weaving jointly philosophy, social technological know-how and neuroscience study, own anecdotes and dialogues, The Philosophy of Childing takes a noticeably diversified method of the normal obstacles among adolescence and maturity to bare how instead of lapse into maturity, we will in achieving what the Greeks arete—all-around excellence—when we glance to childrens and adolescence as a lodestar for our development.

Childhood is our fundamental launching pad, a time of lifestyles whilst studying is extra excessive than at the other, once we achieve the serious wisdom and talents which could aid make sure that we stay adaptable. This e-book weaves jointly the taking into consideration philosophers from around the a while who make the unsettling statement that with the passage of time we're apt to reduce mentally, emotionally, and cognitively. If we persist with what has develop into an all-too-common path, we denature our unique nature—which brims with interest, empathy, cause, ask yourself, and a will to scan and understand—and we regress, our feel of who we're turns into fuzzier and everybody in our orbit pays a price.

Mounting facts exhibits that we start our lives with an ethical, highbrow, and artistic bang, and during this groundbreaking, seriously researched and hugely enticing quantity, Christopher Phillips makes the provocative case that adolescence isn’t purely a country of becoming, whereas maturity is certainly one of being, as though we’ve “arrived” and reached the summit. His life-changing proposition is if we include the defining characteristics of juvenile, we’re now not destined to develop into frail, dispirited, or unhinged, we’ll develop in a fashion outlined by means of ask yourself, interest, imaginativeness, playfulness, and compassion—in essence, limitless capability.

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Spanish Legacies: The Coming of Age of the Second Generation by Alejandro Portes

By Alejandro Portes

very similar to the U.S., the nations of Western Europe have skilled mammoth immigration within the final 3 many years. Spain, particularly, has been reworked from an immigrant-exporting kingdom to 1 receiving millions of latest immigrants. at the present time, nearly thirteen percentage of the country’s inhabitants is foreign-born. Spanish Legacies, written via the world over identified specialists on immigration, explores how the youngsters of immigrants—the moment generation—are dealing with the demanding situations of edition to Spanish society, evaluating their reports with these in their friends within the United States.

utilizing a wealthy facts set in accordance with either survey and ethnographic fabric, Spanish Legacies describes the reports of starting to be up through the big inhabitants of second-generation youths in Spain and the imperative results of the process—from nationwide self-identification and studies of discrimination to academic attainment and labor-market access. The examine is predicated on a pattern of virtually 7,000 second-generation scholars who have been interviewed in Madrid and Barcelona in 2008 after which and re-interviewed 4 years later. A survey of immigrant mom and dad, a alternative pattern for misplaced respondents within the moment survey, and a survey of native-parentage scholars supplement this wealthy facts set. results of the difference technique in Spain are systematically awarded in 5 chapters, brought via real-life histories of chosen respondents drawn through the study’s ethnographic module. Systematic comparisons with effects from the us express a couple of astonishing similarities within the edition of youngsters of immigrants in either nations, in addition to changes marked by way of contrasting stories of discrimination, self-identities, and ambition.


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The DeShaney Case: Child Abuse, Family Rights, and the by Lynne Curry

By Lynne Curry

"Poor Joshua!" lamented Justice Harry Blackmun in his recognized dissent. "Victim of repeated assaults by way of an irresponsible, bullying, evidently cowardly, and intemperate father, and deserted through respondents who put him in a deadly concern and who knew or realized what used to be happening, and but did primarily not anything. . . ." on the other hand, the very best court docket, through a 6-to-3 margin, absolved Wisconsin officers of any negligence in a case that had left a tender baby profoundly broken for the remainder of his life.

Does the structure safeguard little ones from violent mom and dad? As Lynne Curry indicates, that used to be the crucial query at factor whilst Melody DeShaney at the beginning sued Wisconsin for failing to guard her battered son Joshua from her estranged husband, therefore violating her son's constitutional correct to due method. The ensuing case, DeShaney v. Winnebago County (1989), used to be a hugely emotional one pitting the relatives opposed to the kingdom and hard our perspectives on household relatives, baby abuse, and the responsibilities—and limits—of nation motion in regards to the deepest lives of citizens.

The best Court's debatable choice governed that the structure was once meant to restrict kingdom motion instead of oblige the kingdom to intervene in inner most affairs. In different phrases, it considered the Due method Clause as a dilemma at the state's energy to behave, now not a warrantly of security and safety, now not even for kids who rely on the nation for his or her very survival. during this first book-length research of the case, Curry is helping readers know the way issues of "what may be" in an undeniably tragic case are usually not continually mirrored in criminal reasoning.

Curry brings to mild information which were neglected or ignored and covers either the legal and civil court cases to retell a narrative that also shocks. Drawing on felony briefs and social paintings case documents, she studies the criminal machinations of the nation and comprises own tales of key actors: family, social employees, cops, baby advocates, and opposing legal professionals. She then truly analyzes the bulk and dissenting evaluations from the court docket, in addition to reactions from the courtroom of public opinion.

Joshua DeShaney trusted the nation for cover yet came across no pride within the courts while the nation failed him. The DeShaney Case deals a much-needed point of view at the dilemmas his quandary posed for our felony method and clean perception into our ambivalent perspectives of the function that the nation should still play in our day-by-day lives.

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