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New Book Review Editors Chosen for the JHCY
New Book Review Editors Chosen for the JHCY
The editorial board of the Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth has approved the appointments of Corinne T. Field and Nicholas Syrett as co-editors of the journal’s book review section.
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Corinne T. Field on
Corinne T. Field on "Boomerang Kids"
See Corrine T. Field's contribution to the UNC Press blog.
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SHCY 2013 Graduate Student Digest Report
SHCY 2013 Graduate Student Digest Report
Susan Eckelmann, the Graduate Student Representative for SHCY, provides this recap of the executive meeting and ideas for expanding opportunities for graduate students below.
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2013 JHCY Best Article Award: Ishita Pande
2013 JHCY Best Article Award: Ishita Pande

The committee chose Ishita Pande’s “Coming of Age: Law, sex, and Childhood in Late Colonial India,” Gender & History vol. 24, no. 1 (April 2012) to receive the 2013 Best Article award.

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2013 Grace Abbott Best Book Award Winner: Robin Bernstein
2013 Grace Abbott Best Book Award Winner: Robin Bernstein
The committee chose Robin Bernstein’s book Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights (New York University Press, 2011) as the Grace Abbott Best Book Award winner.
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Young People and the Shaping of Public Space in Melbourne, 1870-1914
Young People and the Shaping of Public Space in Melbourne, 1870-1914
From SHCY member Simon Sleight (King’s College London)Young People and the Shaping of Public Space in Melbourne, 1870-1914. Ashgate Studies in Childhood, 2013.
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