Childhood and Markets : Infants, Parents and the Business of Child Caring

This book explores how young children and new families are located in the consumer world of affluent societies. The author assesses the way in which the value of infants and monetary value in markets are realized together, and examines how the meanings of childhood are enacted in the practices, narr...

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Main Author: Martens, Lydia
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2018, 2018
Edition:1st ed. 2018
Series:Studies in Childhood and Youth
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Emotional Movements
  • 6. Protecting: Assembling Infant Embodied Vulnerability
  • 7. Purifying: Embodied Cleanliness and Natural Products
  • 8. Marketised Pedagogy and the Moralities of Child Caring
  • 9. Child Caring Moralities and Market Organisation
  • 10. Conclusion.