In An Introduction to Childhood, Heather Montgomery examines the role children have played within anthropology, how they have been studied by anthropologists and how they have been portrayed and analyzed in ethnographic monographs over the last one hundred and fifty years.Offers a comprehensive overview of childhood from an anthropological perspectiveDraws upon a wide range of examples and evidence from different geographical areas and belief systemsSynthesizes existing literature on the anthropology of childhood, while providing a fresh perspectiveEngages students with illustrative ethnographies to illuminate key topics and themes
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Published September 19, 2011
Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Children's Books, Parenting & Relationships, Professional & Technical.