Sociology of Childhood

 

Convenor:
Jo Moran-Ellis: Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

- ROOM 2.5 BIS

Wednesday September 24   (9:00 - 11:00)

Session 1
Children's Perspectives: empirical and theoretical reflections

Author(s): Máire Messenger Davies
Institution School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Cardiff University
Country United Kingdom
CITIZENS IN TRAINING: CHILDREN'S RESPONSES TO TRAUMATIC NEWS EVENTS
Author(s): Ullamaija Seppala
Institution Department of Social Policy, University of Helsinki
Country Finland
CHILDREN'S EXPERIENCES OF ILLNESS
Author(s): Lydia Martens, Dale Southerton and Sue Scott
Institution Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Durham
Country United Kingdom
BRINGING CHILDREN (AND PARENTS) INTO THE SOCIOLOGY OF CONSUMPTION: TOWARDS A THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL AGENDA

 

Wednesday September 24   (14:30 - 16:30)

Session 2
Adult and Child Relationships: resources and barriers

Author(s): Antonio Mancini and Marina Rago
Institution Department of Economics, Management and Social Sciences, University of Molisse
Country Italy
CHILDREN'S PERCEPTION OF THEIR OWN RIGHTS. SOME QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE DATA
Author(s): Angelo Saporiti, Fabio Ferrucci and Daniela Grignoli Institution: Department of Economics, Management and Social Sciences, University of Molisse 
Country: Italy 
A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON CHILDREN'S RIGHTS THROUGH THE PARENTS AND THE SCHOOL TEACHERS OPINIONS
Author(s): Madeleine Leonard
Institution School of Sociology and Social Policy, Queen's University
Country Northern Ireland
GENERATIONAL ISSUES IN CHILDHOOD RESEARCH: THE ROLE OF GATEKEEPERS

 

Wednesday September 24   (17:00 - 18:30)

Session 3
Generation or Differential
Contemporaries: theoretical and empirical considerations

Author(s): Minna Rantalaiho
Institution Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Country Norway
'GENERATION' - "A BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATERS"?
Author(s): Heinz Hengst
Institution Department of Social Care, University of Bremen
Country Germany
CHILDHOOD STUDIES AND DIFFERENTIAL CONTEMPORARINESS
Author(s): Ivar Frønes
Institution Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo
Country Norway
LIFE COURSE, CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH

Thursday September 25   (9:00 - 11:00)

Session 4
Constructions of children: Individualisation and Transition

Author(s): Håkon Leiulfsrud
Institution Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Country Norway
UNEQUAL CHILDHOOD
Author(s): Anne Trine Kjørholt
Institution Norwegian Center for Children Research
Country Norway
'AUTHENTIC VOICES'. A THEORETICAL DISCUSSION OF CHILD-AUTONOMY AND CHILDREN'S CULTURE
Author(s): André Turmel
Institution Department of Sociology, University of Laval
Country Canada
DEVELOPMENTAL THINKING, STANDARDIZED PACKAGES AND CHILDREN'S INSCRIPTIONS

Thursday September 25   (14:30 - 16:30)

Session 5
Children's Identities in Process

Author(s): Pat O'Connor
Institution Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Limerick
Country Ireland
WHO AM I? NAMING, DOING AND BECOMING
Author(s): Emma Renold
Institution Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University
Country United Kingdom
YOUNG BOYS, BOYFRIENDS AND JUNIOR (HETERO)SEXUALITIES
Author(s): Randi Dyblie Nilsen
Institution Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Country Norway
DISCOURSES OF ROMANCE AND GENDER - GIRLS AND BOYS IN A DAY-CARE SETTING

Friday September 26   (9:00 - 11:00)

Session 6
Multi/Cultural Constructions of Children

Author(s): Disa Bergnehr
Institution Department of Child Studies (Tema Barn), Linköping University
Country Sweden
POSTPONED PARENTHOOD AND THE CULTURAL VALUE OF CHILDREN IN SWEDEN
Author(s): Helle Bundgaard and Eva Gulløv
Institution Institute of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen and Department of Educational Anthropology, The Danish University of Education
Country Denmark
PROPER BEHAVIOUR - PROCESSES OF INSTITUTIONAL ENCULTURATION
Author(s): Alison Cocks
Institution Department of Sociology, University of Surrey
Country United Kingdom
SUSPENDING ONTOLOGY IN CHILDHOOD RESEARCH

 

 

Friday September 26   (14:30 - 16:30)

Session 7
Children in 'Adult Worlds': work and relationships

Author(s): Svetlana Stephenson
Institution School of Applied Social Sciences, London Metropolitan University
Country United Kingdom
STREET CHILDREN AND PUBLIC AGENCIES IN MOSCOW
Author(s): Tonia Rifaey
Institution Department of Sociology, University of Surrey
Country United Kingdom
CHILDREN NEGOTIATING ROLES IN OLD CAIRO
Author(s): Harriet Strandell
Institution Department of Sociology, University of Helsinki
Country Finland
I WANT TO BE NEEDED: CHILDREN IN WORKING LIFE