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The Resource The nature of childhood : an environmental history of growing up in America since 1865, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

The nature of childhood : an environmental history of growing up in America since 1865, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

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The nature of childhood : an environmental history of growing up in America since 1865
Title
The nature of childhood
Title remainder
an environmental history of growing up in America since 1865
Statement of responsibility
Pamela Riney-Kehrberg
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Today's organized efforts to lure children outdoors to green spaces signal growing concerns about American youths' deepening estrangement from nature. Covering the last century and a half, this environmental history of American childhood explains how and why we've come to this pass by focusing on those factors that shaped the conflict over who would control children's access to their preferred environments, with adults prevailing more often than not. Armed with technology, however, today's homebound youngsters seemingly are now where they want to be, prompting their elders increasingly to question the wisdom of their protective regime"--
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Riney-Kehrberg, Pamela
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ792.U5
LC item number
R57 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Children
  • Families
  • Children and the environment
  • Children
  • Human ecology
  • Nature
  • United States
  • United States
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / School Age
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Activities
  • HISTORY / United States / 21st Century
  • Humanökologie
  • Kind
  • Ländlicher Raum
  • Natur
  • Stadt
  • Umwelt
  • USA
  • Children
  • Children and the environment
  • Children
  • Ecology
  • Families
  • Human ecology
  • Nature
  • Social history
  • United States
Label
The nature of childhood : an environmental history of growing up in America since 1865, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-261) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The environmental child
  • The environment and the farm child
  • Urban environments, urban children
  • Teaching nature appreciation
  • The environmentally aware child at midcentury
  • Along the high line
  • Childhood moves indoors
  • Reconnections and reconsiderations
Control code
864095822
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 273 pages
Isbn
9780700619580
Lccn
2013044561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40023494986
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)864095822
Label
The nature of childhood : an environmental history of growing up in America since 1865, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-261) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The environmental child
  • The environment and the farm child
  • Urban environments, urban children
  • Teaching nature appreciation
  • The environmentally aware child at midcentury
  • Along the high line
  • Childhood moves indoors
  • Reconnections and reconsiderations
Control code
864095822
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 273 pages
Isbn
9780700619580
Lccn
2013044561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40023494986
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)864095822

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