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Innocent Experiments
Innocent Experiments

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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Lesley and Martinez Transcript
Lesley and Martinez Transcript
Read the transcript for episode 15, season 9 of the SHCY Podcast: Naomi Lesley discusses her monograph Fictions of Integration: American Children's Literature and the Legacies of Brown v. Board of Education with interviewer Vanessa Martinez.
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The Evolution of the Juvenile Court
The Evolution of the Juvenile Court
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
Mediating Morality
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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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
Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat

Revisit Andrew R. Ruis discussion 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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Slavery, Abolition, and Childhood in Jamaica, 1788-1838
Slavery, Abolition, and Childhood in Jamaica, 1788-1838
The week we revisit a February 2019 episode on Slavery, Abolition, and Childhood in Jamaica, 1788-1838 by Colleen Vasconcellos. Listen to her interview on the SHCY podcast, here.
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From Superman to Social Realism
From Superman to Social Realism
This week we revisit the ninth featured book in our series, 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 Metamorphosis of Autism
The Metamorphosis of Autism
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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Fostering on the Farm
Fostering on the Farm
This week we revisit Fostering on the Farm: Child Placement in the Rural Midwest by Megan Birk. In addition to the featured post, please listen here for Dr. Birk's interview which is conducted by Jennifer Robin Terry, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley.
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The Best Possible Immigrants
The Best Possible Immigrants
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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Child Soldiers in the Western Imagination
Child Soldiers in the Western Imagination
This week, we revisit Child Soldiers in the Western Imagination: From Patriots to Victims by David M. Rosen. In addition to the featured post, please listen here for Dr. Rosen's interview with his colleague, Robert Houle.
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French Children Under the Allied Bombs, 1940-1945
French Children Under the Allied Bombs, 1940-1945
Read about Lindsey Dodd's monograph, French Children Under the Allied Bombs, 1940-1945: An Oral History. You can also listen to an interview with Dodd conducted by Joe Hopkinson here
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Canadian Carnival Freaks and the Extraordinary Body, 1900-1970s
Canadian Carnival Freaks and the Extraordinary Body, 1900-1970s
This week we explore Jane Nicholas's monograph, Canadian Carnival Freaks and the Extraordinary Body, 1900-1970s. To learn more and listen to her interview with Renee Bondy, click here.
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Childhood and Colonial Modernity in Egypt
Childhood and Colonial Modernity in Egypt
The fourth in the Featured Books series is Heidi Morrisons's Childhood and Colonial Modernity in Egypt. In addition to the featured post, please listen here for Dr. Morrison's interview with Nancy Gallagher, professor emeritus from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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The Government of Childhood
The Government of Childhood

This week we revisit The Government of Childhood: Discourse, Power and Subjectivity by Karen M. Smith. In addition to the featured post, you can listen to Dr. Smith speak with Patrick J. Ryan about her monograph, here

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American Child Bride
American Child Bride
This week we revisit American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States by Nicholas L. Syrett. In addition to the featured post, please listen here for Dr. Syrett's interview with his colleague at the University of Kansas, Stacey Vanderhurst.
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Progressive Mothers, Better Babies
Progressive Mothers, Better Babies
We revisit our first ever featured book, Okezi T. Otovo's Progressive Mothers, Better Babies: Race, Public Health, and the State in Brazil, 1850-1945. In addition to the featured post, please listen here for Dr. Otovo's interview with her colleague at Florida International University, Bianca Premo.
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A Year of Books
A Year of Books
Join us as we review A Year of Books: a look back at the monographs and edited collections that we featured in 2019, Day 3 of A Year in a Week.
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The Struggle for Equal Adulthood
The Struggle for Equal Adulthood

This revisited episode of Childhood: History and Critique offers a conversation with Corinne Field, author of The Struggle for Equal Adulthood. Listen to this episode of the SHCY podcast.

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