By Patricia Holland

Whether hugely arguable or taken without any consideration, photos of youngsters are all over, from magazines, newspapers, and ads, to greetings playing cards and the web. utilizing photos from a large choice of assets, Picturing Childhood appears on the unending array of images of kids designed to entertain, surprise, amuse or convince us to shop for. It considers renowned imagery when it comes to information, leisure, schooling, welfare, charity and consumerism, and asks: what implications does this have for the ways that childrens themselves are taken care of? The booklet is a stimulating and unique learn for all these thinking about the makes use of and abuses of early life and youngsters today.

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