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Raising Government Children
Raising Government Children
Dr. Catherine Rymph discusses her new monograph, Raising Government Children: A History of Foster Care and the American Welfare State with her colleagues, Dr. Cassandra Yacovazzi and Dr. Sara Gable. Listen here.
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Growing Up in a Land Called Honalee
Growing Up in a Land Called Honalee
Joel P. Rhodes discusses his book, Growing Up in a Land Called Honalee: The Sixties in the Lives of American Children, with Dr. Lily Santoro of Southeast Missouri State University. Listen here.
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Hawaiian by Birth
Hawaiian by Birth
Take a listen as Joy Schultz discusses her monograph, Hawaiian by Birth: Missionary Children, Bicultural Identity, and US Colonialism in the Pacific with her peer, Emily Manktelow.
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Evil Children in the Popular Imagination
Evil Children in the Popular Imagination
Karen Renner explores the horrors of evil child narratives in her monograph, Evil Children in the Popular Imagination, in a conversation with Trevor Warren and Courtney Brooks. Listen here.
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American Girls and Global Responsibility
American Girls and Global Responsibility
Jennifer Helgren discusses her new monograph, American Girls and Global Responsibility: A New Relation to the World during the Early Cold War with Traci Roberts-Camps. Listen here.
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Picturing Childhood: Youth in Transnational Comics
Picturing Childhood: Youth in Transnational Comics
Co-editors Brittany Tullis and Mark Heimermann discuss their collection, Picturing Childhood: Youth in Transnational Comics, with Qiana Whitted. Listen here.
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Innocent Experiments: Childhood and the Culture of Popular Science in the United States
Innocent Experiments: Childhood and the Culture of Popular Science in the United States

Rebecca Onion discusses her book, Innocent Experiments: Childhood and the Culture of Popular Science in the United States, with Deanna Day. Listen here.

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Revisited: Transnational Youth
Revisited: Transnational Youth

Richard Ivan Jobs explores transnational youth histories in an interview with Patrick Ryan, plus the JHCY review of his book Backpack Ambassadors: How Youth Travel Integrated Europe. Listen here.

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Revisited: The Examined Life
Revisited: The Examined Life

This revisited episode of Childhood: History and Critique offers a conversation with Ansgar Allen, author of Benign Violence: Education in and Beyond the Age of ReasonListen to the SHCY podcast episode, here.

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The Evolution of the Juvenile Court: Race, Politics, and the Criminalizing of Juvenile Justice
The Evolution of the Juvenile Court: Race, Politics, and the Criminalizing of Juvenile Justice
Barry C. Feld's The Evolution of the Juvenile Court: Race, Politics, and the Criminalizing of Juvenile Justice is this week's featured book. Listen to Dr. Feld discuss his work, here.
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Mediating Morality: the Politics of Teen Pregnancy in the Post-Welfare Era
Mediating Morality: the Politics of Teen Pregnancy in the Post-Welfare Era
Learn about Clare Daniel's monograph, Mediating Morality: the Politics of Teen Pregnancy in the Post-Welfare Era. Listen to her interview here.
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Revisited: Historical Truth and Childhood Trauma
Revisited: Historical Truth and Childhood Trauma

Robert Niezen and Patrick Ryan discuss the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Canada and Canada's history of Indigenous residential schooling. Listen to the SHCY podcast episode, here.

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Child Slavery before and after Emancipation
Child Slavery before and after Emancipation
Anna Mae Duane on Child Slavery before and after Emancipation: An Argument for Child Centred Slavery Studies. Listen to her SHCY podcast episode, originally from the C19 podcast, here.
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Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat: The Origins of School Lunch in the United States
Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat: The Origins of School Lunch in the United States
Andrew R. Ruis discuss food culture in American school food programs Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat: The Origins of School Lunch in the United States. Listen to his interview here.
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Revisited: Colonialism, Education, and Emotions
Revisited: Colonialism, Education, and Emotions

Karen Vallgårda has a conversation with host Ning de Coninck-Smith, about Vallgårda's book Imperial Childhoods and Christian Missions: Education and Emotions in South India and Denmark. Listen to this episode of the SHCY podcast.

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Slavery, Abolition, and Childhood in Jamaica, 1788-1838
Slavery, Abolition, and Childhood in Jamaica, 1788-1838
Slavery, Abolition, and Childhood in Jamaica, 1788-1838 by Colleen Vasconcellos. Listen to her interview on the SHCY podcast, here.
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Revisited: By Birth or Consent with Holly Brewer
Revisited: By Birth or Consent with Holly Brewer

We revisit a conversation with Holly Brewer at the ten-year anniversary of her prize-winning bookBy Birth or Consent: Children, Law, and the Anglo-American Revolution in AuthorityListen to Part 1 and Part 2 on the SHCY podcast.

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The Metamorphosis of Autism: A History of Child Development
The Metamorphosis of Autism: A History of Child Development
Read about The Metamorphosis of Autism: A History of Child Development by Bonnie Evans. Also listen here for the author's interview about her monograph with Ayesha Nathoo.
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From Superman to Social Realism: Children's Media and Scandinavian Childhood
From Superman to Social Realism: Children's Media and Scandinavian Childhood
The ninth featured book is From Superman to Social Realism: Children's Media and Scandinavian Childhood by Helle Strandgaard Jensen. In addition to the featured post, please listen here for Dr. Jensen's interview with her colleague, Sophie Heywood.
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The Best Possible Immigrants: International Adoption
The Best Possible Immigrants: International Adoption
The eighth featured book is The Best Possible Immigrants: International Adoption by Rachel Rains Winslow. In addition to the featured post, please listen here for Dr. Winslow's interview with her colleague, Heather Keaney.
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