Childhood and Its Discontents: The First Seamus Heaney Lectures

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Joseph Dunne, James Kelly
Liffey Press, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 224 pages
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There is much that remains unclear or that is contentious about the evolution of childhood and its present-day manifestations. The object of the inaugural Seamus Heaney Lectures and, by extension, of this collection is to present a variety of perspec

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Contents

Birth of the Virtual Child Origins of our Contradictory
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The Cosmopolitan Family Social Adaptation to
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Suffer Little Children? The Historical Validity of Memoirs
69
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Joseph Dunne is Senior Lecturer in Education at St Patrick's College, Dublin City University, where he co-ordinates the Human Development programme. He is the author of "Back to the Rough Ground: Practical Judgement and the Lure of Technique" (1997) and the co-editor of "Questioning Ireland: Debates in Political Philosophy and Public Policy," (2000) and "Childhood and its Discontents: The First Seamus Heaney Lectures" (2002).


Padraig Hogan is Senior Lecturer in Education at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. He is a former President of the Educational Studies Association of Ireland and Assistant Editor of the "Journal of Philosophy of Education," He is the author of "The Custody and Courtship of Experience: Western Education in Philosophical Perspective "(1995), and the editor of "Partnership and the Benefits of Learning" (1995) and "Willingly to School?" (1987).

Kelly, Department of History, St. Patrick's College, Dublin.

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