Thatcher's Children?: Politics, Childhood and Society in the 1980s and 1990s

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Jane Pilcher, Stephen Wagg
Psychology Press, 1996 - Education - 231 pages
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That childhood is a social construction is understood both by social scientists and in society generally. The authors of this book examine the political issues surrounding childhood, including law making, social policy, government provisions and political activism.; This text examines current social and political issues involving childhood. It looks at the impact of the "New Right" who talk of family values, parent power in schools, irresponsible provision of contraception to young girls and the increase in child violence as a result of mass media. It also considers the response of the caring professions and the "Modern Left" who campaign, amongst other things, for the establishment of children's rights.

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Christopher Pole is Reader in Sociology, Jane Pilcher is Senior Lecturer in Sociology, and John Williams is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology, all at the University of Leicester.

Wagg is Senior Lecturer at Roehampton Institute, London.

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