H-Childhood is an edited network focused on the history of childhood and youth. Subscriptions to H-Childhood are free. The H-Childhood network is co-sponsored by the Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY) and H-Net.
Recent Network Content
"CHC S2 Ep6: Transnational Youth" is hosted by Patrick Ryan and includes a conversation with Richard Ivan Jobs on the developing body of work on youth history and globalization.
CHC S2 Ep7 will be available in August.
CONVOCATÓRIA PARA TRABALHO
Estimados colegas, invitamos ustedes para presentaren porpuestas de trabajo (COMUNICACIÓN ORAL, RELATO DE PRÁCTICA, PÔSTER, TALLER) en el Congreso abajo, en lo cual estamos coordinando un Eje-Temático sobre niñez y juventud.
Eduardo Silveira Netto Nunes
For discussions tied to youth/ understandings of youth, Stanley Cohen's "Folk Devils and Moral Panics: The Creation of the Mods and Rockers," as well as the work of Stuart Hall, might be useful.
A solid bibliography. In the general category you might also consider Colin Ward, The Child in the City (1979, get the illustrated edition) an unsurpassed post WWII urban study, though inevitably London-centric.
On sexuality, perhaps Kathryn Bond Stockton's The Queer Child, or Growing Sideways in the Twentieth Century (Series Q, Duke UP, 2009) --
Popular Cultural Association/American Culture Association
Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Call for Papers
The Area of Education, Teaching, History and Popular Culture is now accepting submissions for the Popular Culture and American Culture Association National Conference, San Diego, CA, to be held April 12-15, 2017 at the San Diego Marriott Hotel. For detailed information please see http://pcaaca.org/national-conference/.
The following may be useful:
Watt, Carey A., “‘No showy muscles’: the Boy Scouts and the global dimensions of physical culture and bodily health in Britain and colonial India”, chapter nine in N. R. Block and T. M. Proctor (eds.), Scouting Frontiers: Youth in the Scout Movement’s First Century. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009, pp. 121-42.
Watt, Carey. A, “The promise of ‘character’ and the spectre of sedition: the boy scout movement and colonial consternation in India, 1908-1921”, South Asia, New Series, 22, 2 (December 1999), pp. 37-62.