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Children at work

According to the book from the Museum of Childhood in Edinburgh (so talking about British history here), “In the past most children had few toys and little time or energy for games. They had to work. In the country Two … Continue reading

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“FOUCAULT’S HETEROTOPIA AND CHILDREN’S EVERYDAY LIVES”

Another interesting looking article that caught my eye is one that adopts Foucault’s concept of ‘heterotopias’ to analyse the construction of childhood. The author, Sara McNamee, introduces her thoughts in this way: “Jenks (1996) has argued that childhood is constructed … Continue reading

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