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Children in the city : home, neighbourhood and community / edited by Pia Christensen and Margaret O'Brien.

Publication:
London ; New York : RoutledgeFalmer, 2003.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (229 p.)
Series:
Future of childhood series.
Future of childhood series
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Subjects:
City children.
Urban youth.
City and town life.
Neighborhoods -- Psychological aspects.
Spatial behavior.
Identity (Psychology).
Socialization.
Quality of life.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This timely and thought-provoking book explores children's lives in modern cities. At a time of intense debate about the quality of life in cities, this book examines how they can become good places for children to live in. Through contributions from childhood experts in Europe, Australia and America, the book shows the importance of studying children's lives in cities in a comparative and generational perspective. It also contains fascinating accounts of city living from children themselves, and offers practical design solutions.The authors consider the importance of the city as a social,
Contents:
New perspectives on children in the city / Pia Christensen and Margaret O'Brien
Place, space and knowledge : children in the village and the city / Pia Christensen
Children's views of family, home and house / Gunilla Halldén
"Displaced" children? risks and opportunities in a Caribbean urban environment / Karen Fog Olwig
Shaping daily life in urban environments / Helga Zeiher
Children in the neighbourhood : the neighborhood in the children / Kim Rasmussen and Søren Smidt
The street as liminal space : the barbed spaces of childhood / Hugh Matthews
Neighbourhood quality in children's eyes / Louise Chawla and Karen Malone
Reviving children's neighbourhoods : what do children want? / Margaret O'Brien
Improving the neighbourhood for children : possibilities and limitations of "social capital" discourses / Virginia Morrow
Planning childhood : children's social participation in the town of adults / Claudio Baraldi.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Christensen, Pia Monrad.
O'Brien, Margaret, 1954-
ISBN:
1-280-07062-5
0-203-16723-6
1-134-51265-1
0-415-25925-8
OCLC:
277665517
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203167236 doi