Childhood Study Group

The study group will promote the sociological study of children, childhood, and children's issues.  It is anticipated that a range of contexts will be explored but with a clear focus on children, childhood, and the experience of children from a number of perspectives. 

The substantive areas of childhood to be covered include:

  • Sociology of childhood
  • Contemporary Issues in childhood
  • Historical perspectives on childhood
  • Policy issues related specifically to children
  • Children, risk and society
  • Researching children