Jonathan Scourfield,Bella Dicks,Mark Drakeford,Andrew Davies's Children, Place and Identity: Nation and Locality in Middle PDF

By Jonathan Scourfield,Bella Dicks,Mark Drakeford,Andrew Davies

In this, the 1st sociology booklet to contemplate the real factor of ways little ones determine with position and state, the authors use unique study and overseas case experiences to discover this subject extensive. The publication is rooted in unique qualitative learn the authors performed with a various pattern of youngsters (aged 8 to 11) throughout Wales, yet this data is additionally situated within the context of current foreign examine on position identity.

The booklet beneficial properties research of vigorous exchanges among youngsters on their neighborhood, nationwide and worldwide identities, politics, language and race. It engages with very important social and political questions akin to no matter if cultural forte may be preserved in a context of globalization, even if we're destined to passively obtain dominant representations of the state or can creatively build our personal types; and even if nationwide identities are inevitably specific. most significantly, the booklet specializes in what neighborhood and nationwide identities suggest to teenagers in an period of cultural and financial globalization.

Including fabric on racialization, language, politics, category and gender, Children, position and Identity should be a necessary source to scholars and researchers of early life reviews and the sociology of childhood.

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