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  1. Week 1: Introduction: What is a child? 11 items
    Part one: Questioning the question? Part two: Framing the question
    1. Key reading 2 items
      1. What is a child? - Tamar Schapiro

        Article Essential

    2. Bibliography 9 items
      1. What Is a Child? - Beatrice Alemagna. 29/02/2016

        Book Background

      2. Education - Immanuel Kant 2001

        Book Background

      3. The postmodern explained to children: correspondence 1982-1985 - Jean-François Lyotard 1992

        Book Background

      4. Science of education and the psychology of the child - Jean Piaget, Derek Coltman 1971

        Book Background

      5. What is a child? - Tamar Schapiro

        Article Background

      6. Philosophical investigations - Ludwig Wittgenstein, G. E. M. Anscombe 1968

        Book Background

  2. Week 2: Western formation(s) of 'the Child' 7 items
    Part one: forming the child Part two: the Child conceptualised as tabula rasa (blank slate)
    1. Key reading 2 items
      1. Childhood: a historical approach (in Understanding childhood: a cross disciplinary approach) - L. Brockliss, H. Montgomery

        Chapter Essential

    2. Bibliography 5 items
      1. What Is a Child? - Beatrice Alemagna. 29/02/2016

        Book Background

      2. Childhood: a historical approach (in Understanding childhood: a cross disciplinary approach) - L. Brockliss, H. Montgomery

        Chapter Background

      3. Of grammatology - Jacques Derrida, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak 1976

        Book Background

  3. Week 3: The child of romanticism 7 items
    Part one: The primordial child Part two: William Blake: Songs of Innocence and Experience
    1. Key reading 1 item
    2. Bibliography 6 items
      1. A philosophy of walking - Frédéric Gros 2014

        Book Background

      2. Andrew Marvell, orphan of the hurricane - Derek Hirst, Steven N. Zwicker 2012

        Book Background

  4. Week 4: Adult as Child and essay workshop 3 items
    Part one: Adult as Child: Freud and de Maurier Part two: Essay workshop
    1. Key reading 1 item
    2. Bibliography 2 items
      1. Civilization, society and religion: group psychology, civilization and its discontents and other works - Sigmund Freud, James Strachey, Albert Dickson 1991

        Book Background

  5. Week 5: The wild child 5 items
    Part one: Francois Truffaut's Wild Child [film] (1970) Part two: seminar questions
    1. Key reading 1 item
    2. Bibliography 4 items
      1. Education - Immanuel Kant 2001

        Book Background

      2. Emile - Jean-Jacques Rousseau 1993

        Book Background

      3. The wild child - François Truffaut c2003 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document Background

  6. Week 6: The child as philosopher 12 items
    Part One: Child as Teacher / Child as Thinker Part Two: P4C: The Child as Thinker
    1. Key reading 2 items
    2. Bibliography 10 items
      1. Philosophy, Critical Thinking and Philosophy for Children - Marie-France Daniel, Emmanuelle Auriac

        Article Background

      2. Picturebooks, pedagogy, and philosophy - Joanna Haynes, Karin Murris 2012

        Book Background

      3. Philosophy in the classroom - Matthew Lipman, Ann Margaret Sharp, Frederick S. Oscanyan 1980

        Book Background

      4. The postmodern explained to children: correspondence 1982-1985 - Jean-François Lyotard 1992

        Book Background

      5. Beyond good and evil: prelude to a philosophy of the future - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, R. J. Hollingdale 2003

        Book Background

  7. Week 7: From adultism to the alterity of the child 8 items
    Part One: Jung and the Child Within and Without Part Two. Adultism to the Child as Other
    1. Key reading 1 item
    2. Bibliography 7 items
      1. The History of childhood - Lloyd DeMause 1976

        Book Background

      2. The saturated self - Gergen, Kenneth J. 1991

        Book Background

      3. The archetypes and the collective unconscious - C. G. Jung, R. F. C. Hull 1968

        Book Background

      4. Alterity and transcendence - Emmanuel Lévinas 1999

        Book Background

      5. Totality and infinity: an essay on exteriority - Emmanuel Levinas, Alfonso Lingis 1969

        Book Background

  8. Week 8: The child: from non-existence to enshrined rights 15 items
    Part One: Historicising the Child via Ariès Part Two: The Child as Defined by Rights
    1. Key reading 4 items
      1. Childhood: a historical approach (in Understanding childhood: a cross disciplinary approach) - L. Brockliss, H. Montgomery

        Chapter Essential

    2. Bibliography 11 items
      1. Centuries of childhood: a social history of family life - Philippe Ariès c1962

        Book Background

      2. Childhood: a historical approach (in Understanding childhood: a cross disciplinary approach) - L. Brockliss, H. Montgomery

        Chapter Background

      3. Chldren's changing lives 1800-2000 - H. Cunningham

        Chapter Background

      4. The History of childhood - Lloyd DeMause 1976

        Book Background

      5. The new handbook of children's rights: comparative policy and practice - Bob Franklin 2002

        Book Background

      6. Children's rights - Ursula Kilkelly, Laura Lundy 2016

        Book Background

      7. Childhood in a global perspective - Karen C. Wells 2014

        Book Background

      8. Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: best interests, welfare and well-being - Elaine Sutherland, Lesley-Anne Barnes Macfarlane 2016

        Book Background

      9. Children: a multi-professional perspective - Dominic Wyse, Angela Hawtin 2000

        Book Background

      10. The international law on the rights of the child - Geraldine Van Bueren 1998

        Book Background

  9. Week 9: Child (Kid) as consumer & Essay Skills / Workshop 13 items
    Part One: Child as Consumer (Semiotics of Advertising) Part Two: Essay focus at level 5
    1. Key reading 4 items
    2. Bibliography 9 items
      1. This little kiddy went to market: the corporate assault on children - Sharon Beder, Wendy Varney, Richard Gosden 2009

        Book Background

      2. After the death of childhood: growing up in the age of electronic media - Buckingham, David, 1954- 2000

        Book Background

      3. The material child - David Buckingham 2011

        Book Background

      4. Children in the digital age: influences of electronic media on development - Sandra L. Calvert, Amy B. Jordan, Rodney R. Cocking 2002

        Book Background

      5. Consumer kids: how big business is grooming our children for profit - Ed Mayo, Agnes Nairn c2009

        Book Background

      6. Understanding children as consumers - Dave Marshall 2010

        Book Background

      7. Children in the online world: risk, regulation, rights - Elisabeth Staksrud c2013

        Book Background

  10. Week 10: The death(s) of childhood 9 items
    Part One: The James Bulger Case. Part Two: Graham Greene’s ‘The Basement Room’.
    1. Key reading 2 items
    2. Bibliography 7 items
      1. The witches - Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake 2007

        Book Background

      2. The fallen idol 2016 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document Background

      3. Pages 116-139 (in Childhood)

        Chapter Essential

  11. Week 11: (De)forming the child? 4 items
    Part One: Denis Gansel’s The Wave [film] (2008) with reference to Ron Jones’ educational experiment (1967). Part Two: The Power of the Teacher in terms of ‘(De)forming’ the Child.
    1. Key reading 1 item
    2. Bibliography 3 items
  12. Week 12: The poetics of childhood & essay workshop 0 items
    Part One: The Child of Poetic Memory Part Two: Essay Guidance and Workshop