Download HBO's Girls and the Awkward Politics of Gender, Race, and by Elwood Watson,Jennifer Mitchell,Marc Edward Shaw,Joycelyn PDF

By Elwood Watson,Jennifer Mitchell,Marc Edward Shaw,Joycelyn Bailey,Maria San Filippo,Yael Levy,Lloyd Isaac Vayo,Tom Pace,Hank Willenbrink,Laura Witherington

HBO’s Girls and the Awkward Politics of Gender, Race, and Privilege is a suite of essays that examines the HBO application Girls. for the reason that its most excellent in 2012, the sequence has garnered the eye of people from a number of walks of existence. The convey has been defined in lots of phrases: insightful, out-of-touch, brash, sexist, racist, perverse, advanced, edgy, bold, provocative—just to call a number of. total, there is not any doubt that Girls has firmly etched itself within the textile of early twenty-first-century pop culture.

The essays during this e-book learn the exhibit from a variety of angles together with: white privilege; physique snapshot; gender; tradition; race; sexuality; parental and generational attitudes; 3rd wave feminism; male emasculation and immaturity; hipster, indie, and concrete track because it pertains to new release Y and new release X. through studying those views, this publication uncovers the various such a lot urgent matters that experience surfaced within the express, whereas contemplating the wider societal implications therein.

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Download Jungen und Gewalt: Die Anwendung der Konfrontativen by Toprak PDF

By Toprak

Das Thema Gewalt ist in jedem Kulturkreis und in allen gesellschaftlichen Milieus anzutreffen. Bezogen auf Jugendliche mit Migrationshintergrund scheinen aber die Fachkräfte, die sich mit dem challenge der Gewalt auseinandersetzen, mit ihrem pädagogischen Latein am Ende zu sein, weil die Jugendlichen sich meist auf die Besonderheiten ihrer kulturellen Identität berufen. In der dritten komplett neu überarbeiteten Auflage werden nicht nur die Bedingungen für abweichendes Verhalten analysiert, sondern auch neue Themen aufgegriffen, wie zum Beispiel Salafismus unter Jugendlichen. Im Methodenteil werden aus unterschiedlichen pädagogischen Handlungsfeldern Beispiele dargestellt und diskutiert. Darüber hinaus wird analysiert, wie konfrontativ gearbeitet werden kann, wenn Jugendliche mit Salafismus argumentieren.

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Download Childhood and Nature by David Sobel PDF

By David Sobel

Public discussions of worldwide weather swap and different threats to the planet are making young children extra conscious of environmental concerns. As expanding numbers of children come to college wishing to do so, educators need to know tips to educate in a fashion that fosters a love of nature and an realizing of the complexity and seriousness of those issues.

In Childhood and Nature, famous educator David Sobel makes the case that significant connections with the wildlife do not start within the rainforest or arctic, yet in our personal backyards and groups. in accordance with his observations of recurrent play topics around the globe, Sobel articulates seven layout ideas which can consultant lecturers in structuring studying reviews for kids. Place-based schooling tasks that make powerful use of the rules are targeted through the publication. And whereas engaged in those tasks, scholars study language arts, math, technology, social experiences, in addition to crucial problem-solving and social abilities via involvement with nature and their groups.

The pressures of attempt coaching, criteria, and curriculum frameworks usually lessen the examine of nature and the surroundings to a suite of proof and normal options. even if, as Childhood and Nature demonstrates, linking curriculum with an engagement within the actual global not just offers scholars with the considering talents wanted for no matter what attempt comes their means, but additionally is helping them develop into dependable voters and stewards of the earth.

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Download Children's Imaginative Play: A Visit to Wonderland (Child by Shlomo Ariel PDF

By Shlomo Ariel

In this stopover at to the wonderland of kid's creative, make-believe play, readers are be uncovered to either a common, bird's-eye view of the complete of this interesting realm, and to a better examine its diversified areas. This quantity examines the borderlines among make-believe play and akin phenomena resembling desires, drama, and rituals. Readers becomes conversant in the key codes of make-believe play. those codes are activated in either covert and overt strength struggles between childrens in addition to within the kid's inner theater of feelings. Readers can have the chance to check those makes use of by means of taking a look at real-life sociodramatic play scenes. additionally, the advance of make-believe play and its interface with the kid's normal cognitive and socioemotional improvement is traced. This quantity permits readers to contemplate young children of assorted cultures at play, and investigates no matter if make-believe play and its features are common or culture-specific.

Make-believe play has been investigated throughout fields together with cognitive, scientific, developmental, and social psychology, in addition to linguistics, anthropology, and sociology. during this publication, a entire, integrative version is proposed, during which all of those techniques are synthesized right into a unmarried, coherent entire. The unifying speculation in the back of this synthesis is that make-believe play is a semiotic approach, a physique of indicators and logos, a language through which kids exhibit themselves and speak. This language permits childrens to control and stability either their internal emotional lifestyles and their social lifestyles. one other primary speculation is as a result that make-believe play capabilities as an homeostatic suggestions mechanism for controlling the extent of arousal round the kid's important issues, in addition to the extent of interpersonal clash round problems with social proximity and gear. healing and schooling functions of make-believe play are derived from those hypotheses and their ramifications.

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Download Gender, Sex and Children's Play by Jacky Kilvington,Ali Wood PDF

By Jacky Kilvington,Ali Wood

Does gender, intercourse and sexuality impression kid's play, and their studying? Can/should execs try and effect kid's gender and sexual suggestions? Can/should pros try and hinder gender stereotyping? those and different questions are explored in a full of life and thought-provoking textual content that appears at why and the way youngsters inhabit or enhance their gender and sexuality. Written in an approachable method and illustrated with case reviews and associated with present examine and idea, the ebook is helping scholars, lecturers and playworkers comprehend the debates approximately biology as opposed to tradition and social studying and the way those influence on kid's expression of gender and sexuality. attractive the reader in an intensive mirrored image in their personal perspectives and methods to the genderized and sexualized behaviour of youngsters at play, this article is a useful advisor for all these drawn to the significance of play, gender and sexuality and the way they relate to kid's lives.

Topics comprise: play and the behaviour of girls and boys inside specific social contexts; play and women' and boys' sexual behaviour and their linked emotions; play and kid's self-concepts and expectancies; the pro grownup employees' position and the manifestation of genderized and/or sexualized play behaviour either in and out of doors a setting.

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Download Serious Fun at a Jewish Community Summer Camp: Family, by Celia E. Rothenberg PDF

By Celia E. Rothenberg

Unique within the literature on Jewish camping out, this booklet offers an in-depth research of a community-based, residential summer season camp that serves Jewish young ones from essentially rural parts. concerned about Camp Ben Frankel (CBF), demonstrated in 1950 in southern Illinois, this publication makes a speciality of how a pluralist Jewish camp constructs significant stories of Jewish “family” and Judaism for campers—and teaches them approximately Israel. encouraged via versions of the earliest camps confirmed for Jewish little ones in city components, CBF’s founders labored to create a camp that will entice the agricultural, frequently remoted Jewish households in its catchment region. even if probably at the outer edge of yank Jewish lifestyles, CBF employees and campers are printed to be deeply entwined with nationwide advancements in Jewish tradition and perform and, certainly, members to shaping them. This examine highlights the significance of campers’ reviews of conventional parts of the Jewish “family” (an adventure more and more constrained to time at camp), in addition to the overarching significance of track.
Over the years, Judaism turns into built as enjoyable, welcoming, and straightforward for campers, whereas Israel is gifted in ways in which are supposed to be applicable for a neighborhood camp. within the camp’s earliest a long time, Israel used to be framed through “traditional” Zionist discourse; later, as group priorities shifted, the reason for Russian Jews was once the point of interest. so much lately, as Israeli politics were more and more considered as almost certainly divisive, the camp has followed an “Israel-lite” technique, concentrating on Israel because the Biblical place of origin of the Jewish humans and a spot domestic to Jews who're just like American Jews.
In sum, this research sheds gentle on how a small, rural, neighborhood camp contributes in major how you can our knowing of yankee Jews, their Judaism, and their Zionism.

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Download Children and Nature: Psychological, Sociocultural, and by Peter H. Kahn,Stephen R. Kellert PDF

By Peter H. Kahn,Stephen R. Kellert

For a lot of human evolution, the flora and fauna used to be one of many most
very important contexts of kid's maturation. certainly, the adventure of nature was,
and nonetheless might be, a severe element of human actual, emotional, intellectual,
or even ethical improvement. but medical wisdom of the importance of nature
throughout the varied levels of adolescence is sparse. This publication offers scientific
investigations and thought-provoking essays on childrens and nature.Children and
Nature contains examine from cognitive technological know-how, developmental psychology,
ecology, schooling, environmental reviews, evolutionary psychology, political
technological know-how, primatology, psychiatry, and social psychology. The authors research the
evolutionary importance of nature in the course of youth; the formation of children's
conceptions, values, and sympathies towards the flora and fauna; how touch with
nature impacts kid's actual and psychological improvement; and the academic and
political results of the weakened youth event of nature in modern
society.

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Download The Next Generation: Immigrant Youth in a Comparative by Richard Alba,Mary C. Waters PDF

By Richard Alba,Mary C. Waters

One 5th of the inhabitants of the us belongs to the immigrant or moment generations. whereas the USA is usually considered the immigrant society par excellence, it now has a few competitors in Europe. The subsequent Generation brings jointly experiences from most sensible immigration students to discover how the combination of immigrants impacts the generations that come after. the unique essays discover the early beginnings of the second one iteration within the usa and Western Europe, exploring the general styles of good fortune of the second one generation.

While there are various remarkable similarities within the occasions of the kids of work immigrants coming from outdoors the hugely constructed worlds of Europe and North the USA, anywhere one seems to be, sophisticated beneficial properties of nationwide and native contexts have interaction with features of the immigrant teams themselves to create adaptations in second-generation trajectories. The individuals exhibit that those concerns are of the maximum significance for the longer term, for they'll make certain the measure to which modern immigration will produce both sturdy ethno-racial cleavages or mainstream integration.

Contributors: Dalia Abdel-Hady, Frank D. Bean, Susan okay. Brown, Maurice Crul, Nancy A. Denton, Rosita Fibbi, Nancy Foner, Anthony F. Heath, Donald J. Hernandez, Tariqul Islam, Frank Kalter, Philip Kasinitz, Mark A. Leach, Mathias Lerch, Suzanne E. Macartney, Karen G Marotz, Noriko Matsumoto, Tariq Modood, Joel Perlmann, Karen Phalet, Jeffrey G. Reitz, Rubén G. Rumbaut, Roxanne Silberman, Philippe Wanner, Aviva Zeltzer-Zubida, andYe Zhang.

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