Childhood as a social phenomenon an introduction to a series of national reports by Jens Qvortrup

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Published by European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research in Vienna .

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  • Children -- Social aspects.,
  • Children -- Europe.

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Bibliography: p.41-42.

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Statementby Jens Qvortrup.
SeriesEurosocial reports -- vol.36
The Physical Object
Pagination43p. ;
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15300110M
ISBN 103900376530

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This work offers a greater appreciation of the social factors that make up our knowledge of children and childhood. Artigo publicado em Eurosocial Report Childhood as a Social Phenomenon: Lessons from an International Project, n. 47,p.

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Childhood as a social phenomenon: an introduction to a series of national reports / by Jens Qvortrup Eurosocial Vienna, Austria Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. The books introduction cites that the study of childhood is a relatively recent phenomenon, but it is certainly one which is of growing importance in the world in which we live.

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A Redefinition of Social Phenomena: Giving a Basis for Comparative Sociology John Fordyce Markey University of Minnesota. ABSTRACT. Social phenomena are considered as including all behavior which influences or is influenced by organisms sufficiently alive to respond to one another.

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