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Ethnographies of Childhood

This research guide supports Dr. Balagopalan's course Ethnographies of Childhood for Spring 2022.

Encyclopedias and Bibliographies

Oxford Bibliographies Online: Childhood Studies: Rutgers-restricted resource that is international and cross-cultural in scope, transcending narrow geographical confines and analyzing modern and historical childhoods both locally and globally.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood Studies: Rutgers-restricted resource. An interdisciplinary encyclopedia covering topics related to children and childhood studies including social constructions of childhood, children's rights, politics/representations/geographies, child-specific research methods, histories of childhood, transnational childhoods, sociology/anthropology of childhood theories and theorists, and other key concepts.

Databases & Search Engines

  • QuickSearch: The library search bar which searches books, articles, and more. Use the left-sidebar to narrow to Peer-Reviewed Journals to see only academic articles.
  • Google Scholar: This link allows you to search Google Scholar and see a "Get it @ R" link next to every resource available from Rutgers University Libraries.
  • Academic Search PremierRutgers-restricted database covering nearly every area of academic study.
  • AnthroSourceRutgers-restricted collection of all past and current publications of the American Anthropological Association, including journals, newsletters, bulletins, and conference proceedings.
  • Anthropology PlusRutgers-restricted journal articles, reports, and commentaries in the fields of anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, and material culture.

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