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Children, health and well-being : policy debates and lived experience / edited by Geraldine Brady, Pam Lowe and Sonja Olin Lauritzen.

Contributor(s): Brady, Geraldine M [editor.] | Lowe, Pam [editor.] | Olin-Lauritzen, Sonja [editor.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Sociology of health and illness monographsPublisher: Hoboken : Wiley-Blackwell, 2015Edition: 1Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781119069539; 111906953X; 9781119069546; 1119069548Subject(s): Child welfare | Children -- Health and hygiene | Child health services | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General | Child health services | Child welfare | Children -- Health and hygieneGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Children, health and well-being.DDC classification: 362.19892 LOC classification: HV713Other classification: SOC026000 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Connecting a sociology of childhood perspective with the study of child health, illness and wellbeing: introduction -- Where is the child? A discursive exploration of the positioning of children in research on mental–health-promoting interventions -- Biologising parenting: neuroscience discourse, English social and public health policy and understandings of the child -- Obesity in question: understandings of body shape, self and normalcy among children in Malta -- ‘You have to do 60 minutes of physical activity per day…I saw it on TV’: Childrens constructions of play in the context of Canadian public health discourse of playing for health -- Parents experiences of diagnostic processes of young children in Norwegian day-care institutions -- The meaning of a label for teenagers negotiating identity: experiences with autism spectrum disorder -- What am I ‘living’ with? Growing up with HIV in Uganda and Zimbabwe -- Food, risk and place: agency and negotiations of young people with food allergy -- Negotiating pain: the joint construction of a child's bodily sensation -- Understanding inter-generational relations: the case of health maintenance by children.
Summary: "The book furthers theoretical understandings of the sociology of children's health and illness and encourages productive debate amongst a wide audience, including academics, policy makers, and health-care professionals"-- Provided by publisher.
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"The book furthers theoretical understandings of the sociology of children's health and illness and encourages productive debate amongst a wide audience, including academics, policy makers, and health-care professionals"-- Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: 1. Connecting a sociology of childhood perspective with the study of child health, illness and wellbeing: introduction Geraldine Brady, Pam Lowe and Sonja Olin Lauritzen 2. Where is the child? A discursive exploration of the positioning of children in research on mental-health-promoting interventions Disa Bergnehr and Karin Zetterqvist Nelson 3. Biologising parenting: neuroscience discourse, English social and public health policy and understandings of the child Pam Lowe, Ellie Lee and Jan Macvarish 4. Obesity in question: understandings of body shape, self and normalcy among children in Malta Gillian M. Martin 5. 'You have to do 60 minutes of physical activity per day ... I saw it on TV': Children's constructions of play in the context of Canadian public health discourse of playing for health Stephanie A. Alexander, Caroline Fusco and Katherine L. Frohlich 6. Parents' experiences of diagnostic processes of young children in Norwegian day-care institutions Terese Wilhelmsen and Randi Dyblie Nilsen 7. The meaning of a label for teenagers negotiating identity: experiences with autism spectrum disorder Lise Mogensen and Jan Mason 8. What am I 'living' with? Growing up with HIV in Uganda and Zimbabwe Sarah Bernays, Janet Seeley, Tim Rhodes and Zivai Mupambireyi 9. Food, risk and place: agency and negotiations of young people with food allergy Marie-Louise Stjerna 10. Negotiating pain: the joint construction of a child's bodily sensation Laura Jenkins 11. Understanding inter-generational relations: the case of health maintenance by children Berry Mayall Index.

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Connecting a sociology of childhood perspective with the study of child health, illness and wellbeing: introduction -- Where is the child? A discursive exploration of the positioning of children in research on mental–health-promoting interventions -- Biologising parenting: neuroscience discourse, English social and public health policy and understandings of the child -- Obesity in question: understandings of body shape, self and normalcy among children in Malta -- ‘You have to do 60 minutes of physical activity per day…I saw it on TV’: Childrens constructions of play in the context of Canadian public health discourse of playing for health -- Parents experiences of diagnostic processes of young children in Norwegian day-care institutions -- The meaning of a label for teenagers negotiating identity: experiences with autism spectrum disorder -- What am I ‘living’ with? Growing up with HIV in Uganda and Zimbabwe -- Food, risk and place: agency and negotiations of young people with food allergy -- Negotiating pain: the joint construction of a child's bodily sensation -- Understanding inter-generational relations: the case of health maintenance by children.

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