VKTS1019 Children and Childhood in Society (5 cr)
diverse perspectives, concepts and methods in childhood studies, children’s structural positions in society, agency and participation in institutions, childhood as relationally constructed within its’ cultural and historical context
- the theoretical concepts related to children’s social worlds and childhood in society
- the variety of features related to childhood and the connections between them
- the relevance of children’s action and agency in the forming childhood
- the current research in the field and be able to apply it as part of his/her expertise in education
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ESSER, F., BAADER, M.S., BETZ, T. & HUNGERLAND, B. (eds.) 2016. Reconceptualising agency and childhood. New perspectives in Childhood Studies 2016. New York: Routledge. E-book