California State University, Northridge WordmarkOviatt Library WordmarkOviatt Library Catalog Wordmark
Author Frankel, Sam, 1976-
Title Children, morality and society / Sam Frankel.
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Book Cover

 Floor2  BF723.M54 F73 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 228 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Studies in childhood and youth
Studies in childhood and youth.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents PART I: Laying a foundation for moral discourse: agency, identity and belonging. Agency, Identity and Belonging. -- PART II: Representations of childhood and morality: a social construct of control section. The 'Ominous' Child ; Childhood and Morality as Social Constructs The Ambiguous Child ; Contemporary Constructions of Children and the Law. -- PART III: Moral agency in action: the self, others and experiences. Stereotypes ; Positioning the Self Negotiating Power Relations ; The Self and Others A Learning Experience ; Making Sense of Social Experiences.
Summary "This book explores the extent to which children engage with questions of morality, arguing that they are active members of society who have both the capacity and understanding to engage with discourses of morality."--Publisher's website.
Subject Moral development.
Child psychology.
Children -- Conduct of life.
Moral education.
Moral conditions.
ISBN 0230284264 (hardback)
9780230284265 (hardback)
Standard # 7284943
OCLC number 774489754