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Abusive Policies
Abusive Policies
Mical Raz and Paul Renfro discuss Raz's book, Abusive Policies: How the American Child Welfare System Lost Its Way. You can listen here.
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Problematizing Law, Rights, and Childhood in Israel/Palestine
Problematizing Law, Rights, and Childhood in Israel/Palestine
Hedi Viterbo and Heidi Morrison discuss Viterbo's new book, Problematizing Law, Rights, and Childhood in Israel/Palestine (Cambridge University Press, 2021). You can listen here.
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No Game for Boys to Play
No Game for Boys to Play
Kathleen Bachynski and Samantha White discuss Bachynski's book, No Game for Boys to Play: The History of Youth Football and the Origins of a Public Health Crisis. You can listen here.
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Winning Lebanon
Winning Lebanon
Dylan Baun and Kristine Alexander discuss Baun's book, Winning Lebanon: Youth Politics, Populism, and the Production of Sectarian Violence, 1920-1958. You can listen here.
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American Tomboys
American Tomboys
Revisit a conversation between Renée Sentilles and Vanessa Hildebrand about Sentilles' book, American Tomboys, 1850-1915. You can listen here.
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Choosing to Care
Choosing to Care
Kyle Ciani and Robin Morris discuss Ciani's book, Choosing to Care: A Century of Childcare and Social Reform in San Diego, 1850–1950. You can listen here.
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The Queer Aesthetics of Childhood
The Queer Aesthetics of Childhood
Hannah Dyer and Casey Mecija discuss Dyer's book, The Queer Aesthetics of Childhood: Asymmetries of Innocence and the Cultural Politics of Child Development. You can listen here.
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Sick Kids
Sick Kids
This week we revisit our discussion of Sick Kids: The History of the Hospital for Sick Children, a monograph by David Wright. You can listen to the accompanying podcast episode here.
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Mussolini's Children
Mussolini's Children
Eden McLean and Erica Moretti discuss McLean's book, Mussolini's Children: Race and Elementary Education in Fascist Italy. You can listen here.
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Sex, Law, and the Politics of Age
Sex, Law, and the Politics of Age
Ishita Pande and Kristine Alexander discuss Pande's book, Sex, Law, and the Politics of Age: Child Marriage in India, 1891-1937. You can listen here.
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Transforming the Elite
Transforming the Elite
Michelle Purdy and Jon Hale discuss Purdy's book, Transforming the Elite: Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools. You can watch, here.
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Youth and the Cuban Revolution
Youth and the Cuban Revolution
Anne Luke and Parvathi Kumaraswami discuss Luke's book, "Youth and the Cuban Revolution: Youth Culture and Politics in 1960s Cuba." You can listen, here.
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Strengthening Young Bodies, Building the Nation
Strengthening Young Bodies, Building the Nation
Vassiliki Theodorou and Despina Karakatsani discuss their book, Strengthening Young Bodies, Building the Nation. A Social History of Child Health and Welfare in Greece (1890-1940). You can listen, here.
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Emotionally Disturbed
Emotionally Disturbed
Deborah Doroshow and Mical Raz discuss Emotionally Disturbed: A History of Caring for America's Troubled Children. You can listen, here.
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Children of Uncertain Fortune
Children of Uncertain Fortune
Daniel Livesay and Lisa Forman Cody discuss Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833. You can listen, here.
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A Class By Themselves?
A Class By Themselves?
Jason Ellis and Mallory Davies discuss A Class By Themselves?: The Origins of Special Education in Toronto and Beyond. You can listen, here.
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Childhood, Education and the Stage in Early Modern England
Childhood, Education and the Stage in Early Modern England
Return to a March 2020 conversation between Deanne Williams and John Edwards on the collection Childhood, Education and the Stage in Early Modern England
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Democracy's Schools: The Rise of Public Education in America
Democracy's Schools: The Rise of Public Education in America
Revisit a February 2020 conversation on Johann N. Neem's Democracy's Schools: The Rise of Public Education in America, here.
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Chinese Student Migration and Selective Citizenship
Chinese Student Migration and Selective Citizenship
Revisit Chinese Student Migration and Selective Citizenship: Mobility, Community and Identity between China and the United States by Lisong Liu. Read a review of his book from the JHCY, or listen to Liu's interview by Shauna Lo, here.
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Students of the Dream
Students of the Dream
Returned to a December 2019 conversation between Ruthie Yow and Lauren Neefe about Students of the Dream: Resegregation in a Southern City. 
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