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Children S Reflections On Family Life

Author : Michele Moore,
ISBN : 9781136367595
Genre : Education
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How important is the family for children? How do children cope when parents have to juggle child care, employment and other responsibilities? In this volume these questions, and others, are raised and reflected upon, by children themselves, providing insights for parents and professionals.

Religious Dimensions Of Child And Family Life

Author : Harold Coward
ISBN : 9780889208490
Genre : Law
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When the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) was unanimously approved by the UN General Assembly on November 20, 1989, it was widely heralded as a landmark in children’s advocacy, and provided a useful framework for developing programs and advocating for children’s well-being. However, many children’s programs are still designed with little thought to religious or cultural diversity, even though the importance of culture was highlighted at the convention. Religious Dimensions of Child and Family Life examines the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child from the perspectives of eight of the world’s most-practised religions—Islam, Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism, North American Native spiritual belief, Judaism, popular Chinese religious practice and Bahá’í. The authors of each article pay special attention to religious moral codes of conduct governing parental behaviour, child-rearing norms and the role of children in spiritual practice. They pinpoint where positive support is provided, but also where the religions criticize or disagree with the ideas of the Convention. When considered in relation to the UN Convention, these ideas provoke a lively discussion.

Childhood Poverty And Social Exclusion

Author : Tess Ridge
ISBN : 9781861343628
Genre : Political Science
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Childhood poverty and social exclusion offers a rare and valuable opportunity to understand the issues and concerns that low-income children themselves identify as important. Using child-centred research methods to explore children's own accounts of their lives, this original book raises critical issues for both policy and practice.

Bring Lent To Life

Author : Kathleen M. Basi
ISBN : 0764820044
Genre : Religion
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Don't just give something up for Lent Gather your family, and with Kate Basi's fresh ideas, you will "Bring Lent to Life " Fasting is not just giving up candy, almsgiving is more than giving away your unused allowance, and prayer becomes active. Embark on the adventure of practicing the three tenets of Lent in new ways: The Easter Tree grows with symbols (nails, an empty egg, three dimes and more) rooted in Scripture, and blooms with flowers through your Lenten observance. Sunday Love Letters (and drawings) share the love of Christ with family members. Crafts, family outings, recipes, and other activities help reveal the meaning of Lent. View sample pages. Paperback

Children Childhood And Everyday Life

Author : Mariane Hedegaard
ISBN : 9781617357367
Genre : Education
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Children live their lives across various social settings, including homes, kindergartens, schools and different kinds of institutions. The different contributions of this book focus on children’s perspectives, and on how children learn and develop through taking part in activities in social communities such as families, peer groups, classrooms, and day care institutions. This collection illustrate different ways of dealing with varying social contexts, and the research presented involves questions about children’s worldmaking, anchored in children’s daily lives. The studies are inspired by Vygotsky’s theory of development (1998), as well as childhood sociology. One of the aims has been to problematice time, change, continuity, developmental trajectories, and transitions in order to identify novel ways of discussing different trajectories through childhood and youth, that is ”development”.

Pope Francis And The Joy Of Family Life

Author : Pope Francis
ISBN : 1612789293
Genre : Religion
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"Using brief meditations from Pope Francis followed by questions for reflection, [this book] offers insight into how you can create an oasis of joyful love within your own family. Spend a few minutes every day in prayer with Pope Francis, and help your family discover God's plan in which every family member 'feels that God is close and feels loved by him'"--Page 4 of cover.

Child Friendly Justice

Author : Said Mahmoudi
ISBN : 9789004297432
Genre : Political Science
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In Child-friendly Justice, world-leading experts on children’s rights analyse how the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child has strengthened children’s status in civil, administrative and criminal justice systems.

Unequal Childhoods

Author : Annette Lareau
ISBN : 9780520271425
Genre : Social Science
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This book is a powerful portrayal of class inequalities in the United States. It contains insightful analysis of the processes through which inequality is reproduced, and it frankly engages with methodological and analytic dilemmas usually glossed over in academic texts.

Pope Francis Family Devotional

Author : Rebecca Vitz Cherico
ISBN : 9781681920153
Genre : Religion
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“Let us make room in our heart and in our day for the Lord. As Mary and Joseph also did...” – Pope Francis Now with the Pope Francis Family Devotional, you can take a few short minutes every day to grow in faith together as a family. You’ll be inspired by a quote from the Holy Father, and a simple reflection to spark discussion. Use at dinner time to guide prayer and conversation. Or at breakfast or bedtime as the perfect start or close to each day’s activities. If you’ve been looking for a simple but structured way to add reflection and prayer into your family’s life Pope Francis Family Devotional is a gift from God.

The Postdivorce Family

Author : Ross A. Thompson
ISBN : 9780761914907
Genre : Family & Relationships
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This book analyzes the issues surrounding divorce and its implications for public policy. The authors integrate research and policy perspectives of scholars in various disciplines to focus on the consequences of divorce for children, the parents' responsibilities after divorce, nonresidential parenting, and the effects of a high divorce rate in society.

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