Cultures

8th World Conference ITRA "Toys and material culture: Hybridisation, Design and Consumption" - 11-13 July 2018 - Paris, France

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8TH WORLD CONFERENCE - INTERNATIONAL TOY RESEARCH ASSOCIATION

TOYS AND MATERIAL CULTURE: Hybridisation, Design and Consumption

11 - 13 July 2018 - Paris, France

Find the call for papers here

To find out more go to the conference website

 

Consumer Culture Theory Conference 2016 - Lille, France - 6th-9th July 2016

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For the third time, the CCT community came to Europe, and after the UK and Finland, it was France's turn to host our annual Conference. As reminded by Benoit Heilbrunn’s keynote speech during the 2015 CCTC in Fayetteville, Arkansas, French theory is a major source of influence in our understanding of culture, society, consumption and marketing. For the CCTC’s eleventh anniversary, we would like Lille to become a cosmopolitan meeting place of ideas enabling cross-fertilization between local and global intellectual traditions.

The Child in Society - Hazel R. Wright

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The child has a very special place in society, and society defines and shapes childhood. Understanding childhood is essential to early years students and this book offers a great introduction.

Taking a thematic approach, chapters cover:

  • Historical and Cultural Perspectives
  • Policy and Economic Perspectives
  • Psychological and Biological Perspectives
  • Contemporary Views.

Each chapter prompts you to reflect on core issues and interrogate your practice and attitudes towards children in your care.

Constructing and Reconstructing Childhood - Allison James and Alan Prout

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About the Book

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