The Resource Children in the city : home, neighbourhood and community, edited by Pia Christensen and Margaret O'Brien, (electronic resource)

Children in the city : home, neighbourhood and community, edited by Pia Christensen and Margaret O'Brien, (electronic resource)

Label
Children in the city : home, neighbourhood and community
Title
Children in the city
Title remainder
home, neighbourhood and community
Statement of responsibility
edited by Pia Christensen and Margaret O'Brien
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This timely and thought-provoking book explores children's lives in modern cities. At a time of intense debate about the quality of life in cities, this book examines how they can become good places for children to live in. Through contributions from childhood experts in Europe, Australia and America, the book shows the importance of studying children's lives in cities in a comparative and generational perspective. It also contains fascinating accounts of city living from children themselves, and offers practical design solutions.The authors consider the importance of the city as a social,
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 305.23
  • 305.235091732
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HT206
LC item number
.C4443 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Christensen, Pia Monrad
  • O'Brien, Margaret
Series statement
Future of childhood series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • City children
  • Urban youth
  • City and town life
  • Neighborhoods
  • Spatial behavior
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Socialization
  • Quality of life
Label
Children in the city : home, neighbourhood and community, edited by Pia Christensen and Margaret O'Brien, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
New perspectives on children in the city / Pia Christensen and Margaret O'Brien -- Place, space and knowledge : children in the village and the city / Pia Christensen -- Children's views of family, home and house / Gunilla Halldén -- "Displaced" children? risks and opportunities in a Caribbean urban environment / Karen Fog Olwig -- Shaping daily life in urban environments / Helga Zeiher -- Children in the neighbourhood : the neighborhood in the children / Kim Rasmussen and Søren Smidt -- The street as liminal space : the barbed spaces of childhood / Hugh Matthews -- Neighbourhood quality in children's eyes / Louise Chawla and Karen Malone -- Reviving children's neighbourhoods : what do children want? / Margaret O'Brien -- Improving the neighbourhood for children : possibilities and limitations of "social capital" discourses / Virginia Morrow -- Planning childhood : children's social participation in the town of adults / Claudio Baraldi
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (229 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280070624
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000248445
  • (EBL)171015
  • (OCoLC)277665517
  • (SSID)ssj0000291406
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11211489
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000291406
  • (PQKBWorkID)10249032
  • (PQKB)10578810
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC171015
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000248445
Label
Children in the city : home, neighbourhood and community, edited by Pia Christensen and Margaret O'Brien, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
New perspectives on children in the city / Pia Christensen and Margaret O'Brien -- Place, space and knowledge : children in the village and the city / Pia Christensen -- Children's views of family, home and house / Gunilla Halldén -- "Displaced" children? risks and opportunities in a Caribbean urban environment / Karen Fog Olwig -- Shaping daily life in urban environments / Helga Zeiher -- Children in the neighbourhood : the neighborhood in the children / Kim Rasmussen and Søren Smidt -- The street as liminal space : the barbed spaces of childhood / Hugh Matthews -- Neighbourhood quality in children's eyes / Louise Chawla and Karen Malone -- Reviving children's neighbourhoods : what do children want? / Margaret O'Brien -- Improving the neighbourhood for children : possibilities and limitations of "social capital" discourses / Virginia Morrow -- Planning childhood : children's social participation in the town of adults / Claudio Baraldi
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (229 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280070624
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000248445
  • (EBL)171015
  • (OCoLC)277665517
  • (SSID)ssj0000291406
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11211489
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000291406
  • (PQKBWorkID)10249032
  • (PQKB)10578810
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC171015
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000248445

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