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  • Too good to be true : representing children's agency in the archives of playground reform
  • Children ; Methodology ; Participation ; United States of America
  • Social institutions construct the history of children and childhood. The A. suggests a methodological framework for a more inclusive history of children's agency. Drawing on textual evidence of the United States' playground reform movement
  • at the turn of the century, she reexamines children's participation in playground production. The emphasis is on young girl's presence in the archive. - (SLD)
  • Children's perception of urban distance
  • Geography is everywhere in children's literature
  • Children ; Education ; Environmental perception ; Geography
  • Annotated bibliography of fiction and non-fictional works in children's literature from which geographic concepts can be derived. - (DWG)
  • Mapping abilities of four-year-old children in York, England
  • Cartographical display ; Children ; Photointerpretation ; Primary education ; Teaching of geography ; United Kingdom
  • Suggests that children as young as four years have mapping abilities which are not usually taught to them until years later. - (DWG)
  • Living on the edge: children as outsiders
  • Children ; Cultural studies ; England ; Enquiry ; Environmental perception ; Human ecology ; Participation ; United Kingdom ; Urban planning
  • The paper focuses on the significant outsider group of older children. Their environmental needs are rarely taken into account. The outcomes of conventional environment planning are evaluated. Reports on a survey of 9-11 year old children's ways
  • of seeing familiar outdoor places in a suburban school (Midland England) show that an action plan which recognises children as full and active members of society is necessary.
  • Oh yes I can. Oh no you can't : children and parents' understandings of kids' competence to negotiate public space safely
  • Behaviour ; Children ; Perception ; Public space ; Security ; Social geography ; Social theory ; Society ; United Kingdom
  • The paper aims to develop some of the issues raised in Hart's research by looking specifically at the issue of children's competence in relation to the ability of children to negociate public space alone safely, and in doing so to make the concept
  • of children's competence more explicit in geography. The material is based on interviews carried out with parents of children aged 8-11 in the UK and on focus group discussions with children about their experiences of public space and how they get round
  • “Protecting” street children? Urban revitalization and regulation in Lima, Peru
  • Children ; Legislation ; Lima ; Peru ; Public policy ; Public space ; Social geography ; Street ; Urban policy ; Urban renewal
  • This article develops a critical analysis of the relationship between urban “revitalization” campaigns and the regulation of street children in Lima, Peru. It first shows show how a language of children’s rights has been manipulated to justify
  • the removal of street children from public space, as is most evident through Peru’s Law to Protect Minors from Situations of Begging. In the second part of this article, it examines the uneven implementation of policy: street children themselves resist
  • and rework policies “on the ground,” and children’s rights frameworks may offer possibilities for rupture of formal regulation. It concludes that these overlapping and competing dynamics sustain an uneven and contingent geography of urban regulation.
  • The impact of migration on fertility: an own children analysis for Thailand
  • The digital generation ? : children, ICT and the everyday nature of social exclusion
  • Children ; Communication ; Education ; Information ; Marginality ; Social exclusion ; Society ; Teaching ; United Kingdom
  • The potentially inclusionary and exclusionary implications of Information Communication Technologies are studied for children through an examination of ICT policies and practices within UK schools.
  • Teaching to the national geography standards through children's picture books
  • This article reviews the standard's six essential elements and demonstrates how children's books can be used to teach geography.
  • Geography in children's literature : a Florida survey
  • Children's books can introduce young readers to the plight of oppressed peoples, an understanding of environmental issues, an appreciation of ethnic heritage, preservation of historic artifacts and recognition of authentic folkways. - (DWG)
  • Grade 6 children's ability to use a landsat digital data computer program
  • Children ; Micro computing ; Numerical data ; Practical work ; Teaching of geography
  • Description of a project in which children hand-colored pixel scenes and then used a computer program to locate and color specific pixels to choose an appropriate building site for a house. Children in this project were able to use and understand
  • Towards the participation of children and young people in urban planning and design
  • Children ; Citizenship ; Education ; Legislation ; Participation ; Public space ; Urban area ; Urban planning
  • to involve children is needed. Children must be regarded as a present resource which can enlighten the whole community's understanding of a significant part of that community.
  • Childhood and the politics of scale : descaling children's geographies ?
  • Children ; Daily life ; Localism ; Research ; Scale ; Space
  • The A. explores some of the roots of children's geographies preoccupation with the micro-scale and argues that it limits the relevance of research, both politically and to other areas of geography. The A. proposes that the notion of a flat ontology
  • might help overcome some difficulties around scalar thinking and provide means of conceptualizing sociospatiality in material and non-hierarchical terms. It is important to examine the nature and limits of children's spaces of perception and action.
  • Children ; Communication ; Emotion ; Hamilton ; Human body ; Image ; New Zealand ; North Island ; Social geography
  • This research examines how seeing one’s child or children as part of the communication affects mothers’ feelings towards their children. Through the example of group of mothers in Hamilton, New Zealand using Skype, it reveals that the dwelling
  • places of bodies are no longer just rooms in homes where mothers, and children’s flesh and emotions rub up against each other on a daily basis but screens across which voices and, even more importantly, images are shared. It also demonstrates that ‘seeing
  • ’ their child or children enables them to assess their children’s well-being more accurately. In this way the computer screen, as object, by portraying moving visual images, is ‘reorientating’ mothers’ and children’s bodies offering a seemingly closer physical
  • A Multidimensional Investigation into Children’s Optimal Experiences with Nature
  • Affect ; Behaviour ; Children ; Environment ; Social geography ; circumplex model of affect ; experience ; nature ; optimal arousal
  • This article combines a review of literature with observations from an empirical study that examined how five children aged 6 to 10 years experienced nature in a botanical garden setting with a focus on the behavioural, sensory, affective
  • and cognitive dimensions of these experiences. Visually expressive methods (sculptures, drawings, photography and sand tray pictures) enabled children to highlight aspects of their experiences in nature that were memorable and important. The theory of optimal
  • arousal and the circumplex model of affect frame the results. Experiences of nature, as communicated by the children in this study, emphasised the sensory and affective dimensions of experience. Findings also demonstrate that these children sought out
  • optimally arousing experiences that were influenced by challenge and novelty. The circumplex model of emotion and theory of optimal arousal have not been extensively applied to the study of children’s experience. The concept of interest is also explored
  • in relation to research findings. They, in combination with a committed attention to all four dimensions of experience are important conceptual tools in understanding children’s interaction with nature. This article also outlines how these findings contribute
  • to practitioners’ efforts to connect and re-connect children with nature.
  • Enriching children, institutionalizing childhood? Geographies of play, extracurricular activities, and parenting in England
  • Children ; Education ; England ; Family ; Middle class ; Primary education ; Social geography ; United Kingdom ; Working class
  • This article it focuses on children's participation in enrichment activities, including both individual and collective extracurricular sporting, cultural, and leisure opportunities in in the English Midlands. Hortonshire. It reveals that middle
  • -class children have much higher participation rates than their working-class counterparts. It also shows that the ability to pay for enrichment, however, means that it is incorporated into, and transforms, middle-class family life in ways not open
  • to working-class families. It concludes that support across the class spectrum for these instrumental forms of play that institutionalize childhood in school, community, and commercial spaces leads to calls for subsidized provision for low-income children
  • In search of Thule children : construction of playinghouses as a means of socializing children
  • Archaeology ; Archeological site ; Children ; Education ; Greenland ; Human occupation ; Inuit ; North East Greenland ; Polar region ; Social life ; Spiritual connotation
  • This paper examines the miniature playhouse structures of Thule children that date from the pre-contact Thule period of approximately 1400-1800 AD. Implemented during the 2008 field season, the study explored the region of Wollaston Forland
  • Hilltop geography for young children : creating an outdoor learning laboratory
  • Children ; Environmental perception ; Pedagogy ; Teaching of geography
  • Activity space ; Behaviour ; Cape Province ; Children ; Perception ; South Africa ; Survey
  • A survey is presented of the spatial activities of White and Coloured children in Stellenbosch. The impact of age, sex and socio-economic differences are assessed for study of the children's use of the town area. - (AJC)