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Yuval Gozansky

When the program The Eight ( Ha-Shminiya ) 1 began in 2005, it was the first locally produced, Hebrew-speaking daily drama for children ever aired in Israel. Produced by The Children’s Channel (TCC), a privately owned commercial network, the

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Conflicts in Children’s Everyday Lives

Fresh Perspectives on Protracted Crisis in Lebanon

Erik van Ommering

’s political and security upheaval receives ample attention in both academic and media accounts, most publications fail to consider how conflict shapes the lives of young Lebanese. Similarly, the ways in which children and youth take part in producing and

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Babies and Boomers

Intergenerational Democracy and the Political Epidemiology of COVID-19

Toby Rollo

reportedly killed half a million children. Albright's response revealed the grim calculus of policy decisions affecting public health: “I think this is a very hard choice, but the price—we think the price is worth it.” The fact that children's well

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Children Born of War

A European Research Network Exploring the Life Histories of a Hidden Population

Kimberley Anderson and Sophie Roupetz

University of Birmingham, Children Born of War (CHIBOW) is a network funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program, under the Marie Sklodowska Curie grant agreement, 1 and will run until 2019. The focus of this network is to

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The Problem of Modern Pederasty in Queer History

A Case Study of Norman Douglas

Rachel Hope Cleves

history of sex between children or youth and adults seems to have little place in queer history. This is through no fault of Kunzel's. The theorist Kadji Amin argues in his 2017 book Disturbing Attachments that “modern pederasty”—or age-structured sex

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Elaine MacKinnon

the camps, and how their identity as mothers shaped their lives as prisoners. It focuses directly on the complex relationship between motherhood and survival, and the impact of imprisonment on their ability to reunite with their children after leaving

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Gargi Gangopadhyay

sphere have attracted academic attention only recently; of these phenomena, the changes affecting children and the ways in which urban stimuli altered Bengali childhood have been among the least studied. Parallel to the significant transformations in the

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Social Quality as a Tool for Policy Analysis

The Place of Children in Family Policy

Yitzhak Berman

This paper will consider the use of social quality as an analytical tool for the study of social policy, with special emphasis on the social quality of children placed within the framework of family policy. The paper’s main focus is on the relationship between parents and children as expressed through family policy. Two central themes are addressed. The first concerns the expectations from the relationship of parents and children as expressed through family policy, and how these policies enhance the social quality of children. The second theme asks the question whether social quality is a useful tool for policy analysis, and is based on a case study analysing a European family policy document.

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The Other Children of the French Republic

The Government of Kafala by the Institutions of Adoption

Aurélie Fillod-Chabaud

Research on adoptive parenthood in Europe pays little attention to the circulation of children between France and the Maghreb via the kafala, a fosterage system in Muslim law. However, the practices of the kafala system are constantly evolving

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Women and children together and apart

Finding the time for social reproduction theory

Jan Newberry and Rachel Rosen

2018 ). A central aim of our joint work is to keep those positioned as women and those positioned as children within the frame. 1 We seek to understand children's active participation in the labor of social reproduction while bringing forward again