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Projektbeskrivningar vid Tema Barn
Linköping University, The Tema Institute, Department of Child Studies. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
1996 (Swedish)Report (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The Department of Child Studies was founded in 1988 to provide a research and learning environment geared toward the theoretical and empirical study of both children and the social and cultural discourses that define what children are and endow them with specific capacities, problems, and subjectivities. A specific target of research is the processes through which understandings of 'nonnal' children and a 'nonnal' childhood are constituted, and the roles that children and others play in reinforcing or contesting those understandings. The various research projects carried out at the department focus on understanding the ways in which children interpret their lives, how they communicate with others, and how they produce and/or understand literature, language, mass media and art. Research also documents and analyses the historical processes and patterns of socialization that structure the ways in which childhood and children can be conceived and enacted in various times, places and contexts.

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Linköping: Linköping University Electronic Press, 1996. , 27 p.
Working papers on childhood and the study of children, ISSN 1104-6929 ; 1996:7
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Social Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-75999OAI: diva2:511627
Available from: 2012-03-22 Created: 2012-03-22 Last updated: 2012-03-22Bibliographically approved

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