New Book: Feminism and the Politics of Childhood (UCL Press)

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Feminism and the Politics of Childhood - Friends or Foes?

UCL Press
Edited by Rachel Rosen and Katherine Twamley | February 2018

Open Access PDF
ISBN: 978‑1‑78735‑063‑2

This new book is available as an open access download as a free pdf! 

Contributors include I-CYS's own Jan Newberry (Dept. of Anthropology), I-CYS collaborator Tanya Pace-Crosschild (Opokaa'sin Early Intervention Society), and long-time collaborator of Dr. Newberry during her work in Indonesia, Sri Marpinjun. 


About the book

Feminism and the Politics of Childhood offers an innovative and critical exploration of perceived commonalities and conflicts between women and children and, more broadly, between various forms of feminism and the politics of childhood. This unique collection of 18 chapters brings into dialogue authors from a range of geographical contexts, social science disciplines, activist organisations, and theoretical perspectives. The wide variety of subjects include refugee camps, care labour, domestic violence and childcare and education.


  • Ch. 8: Love, labour and temporality: Reconceptualising social reproduction with women and children in the frame by Rachel Rosen and Jan Newberry 
  • Ch. 13: Decolonising childrearing and challenging the patriarchal nuclear family through Indigenous knowledges: An Opokaa’sin projectby Tanya Pace- Crosschild
  • Ch. 15: Feminists’ strategic role in early childhood education by Sri Marpinjun, Nindyah Rengganis, Yudha Andri Riyanto and Fransisca Yuni Dhamayanti 



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