Anthropology of Childhood and Youth

Anthropology of Childhood and Youth

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In Anthropology of Childhood and Youth, author Geoffrey Vitale shows the ways in which people understand, raise, and educate children and youth differently from century to century and from country to country according to the culture, lifestyle, politics, and economics of their place of origin. He also introduces the reader to the manner in which professionals relate to these matters, with a focus on an anthropological perspective. Vitale discusses similar problems and matters for inquiry a thousand years apart, and separated by oceans. The adoption or abandonment of children, for instance, created problems of inheritance, sexual relationship, and family support and integration in Ancient Greece, just as it does today in contemporary Japan. The author therefore, proposes a flexible tour of human society, intended essentially to introduce the reader to points of view, strategies, and approaches that go beyond the purely domestic, both in place and timea€”which may introduce new ideas and present new theories and diverse understandings. Anthropology of Childhood and Youth establishes the work of a wide range of specialists and familiarizes readers both with their skills and their writings.At http://www.ungift.org/doc/knowledgehub/resource-centre/2013/GlobalSla veryIndex_2013_Download_WEB1.pdf. ... 69. One writer who covers a great deal of ground in the domain of slavery is Kevin Bales, the original founder of the Free the Slaves group. ... The May 2008 ILO-ITUC (International Trade Union Confederation) Mini-Action guide to Forced Labour covers the whole field and is very clearlyanbsp;...


Title:Anthropology of Childhood and Youth
Author: Geoffrey Vitale
Publisher:Lexington Books - 2014-07-16
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