Anthropology of Childhood and Youth: International and Historical Perspectives

Anthropology of Childhood and Youth: International and Historical Perspectives

By: Geoffrey Vitale (author)Paperback

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In Anthropology of Childhood and Youth, 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 presenting an anthropological perspective.

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About Author

Geoffrey Vitale is a former professor at the University of Quebec.

Contents

Acknowledgments Preface Introduction Chapter 1: The Ages of Man Chapter 2: Infanticide and Abandonment Chapter 3: Adoption and Oblation Chapter 4: Protecting Children: Foundling Hospitals and Orphanages Chapter 5: Education: Origins and Development Chapter 6: Education: Demographics and Dropouts Chapter 7: Child Trafficking Epilogue Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/04/2016
  • ISBN13: 9780739198629
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 322
  • ID: 9780739198629
  • weight: 463
  • ISBN10: 0739198629

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