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By Celia E. Rothenberg

Unique within the literature on Jewish camping out, this ebook presents an in-depth learn of a community-based, residential summer season camp that serves Jewish childrens from essentially rural components. enthusiastic about Camp Ben Frankel (CBF), proven in 1950 in southern Illinois, this publication makes a speciality of how a pluralist Jewish camp constructs significant stories of Jewish “family” and Judaism for campers—and teaches them approximately Israel. encouraged through types of the earliest camps demonstrated for Jewish teenagers in city parts, CBF’s founders labored to create a camp that will attract the agricultural, frequently remoted Jewish households in its catchment sector. even supposing possible at the outer edge of yank Jewish lifestyles, CBF employees and campers are published to be deeply entwined with nationwide advancements in Jewish tradition and perform and, certainly, participants to shaping them. This examine highlights the significance of campers’ reports of conventional components of the Jewish “family” (an adventure more and more restricted to time at camp), in addition to the overarching significance of track.
Over the years, Judaism turns into built as enjoyable, welcoming, and straightforward for campers, whereas Israel is gifted in ways in which are supposed to be acceptable for a group camp. within the camp’s earliest a long time, Israel was once framed by way of “traditional” Zionist discourse; later, as neighborhood priorities shifted, the reason for Russian Jews was once the point of interest. so much lately, as Israeli politics were more and more considered as most likely divisive, the camp has followed an “Israel-lite” procedure, concentrating on Israel because the Biblical place of birth of the Jewish humans and a spot domestic to Jews who're just like American Jews.
In sum, this examine sheds mild on how a small, rural, neighborhood camp contributes in major how one can our figuring out of yank Jews, their Judaism, and their Zionism.

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Download Childhood in a Sri Lankan Village: Shaping Hierarchy and by Bambi L. Chapin PDF

By Bambi L. Chapin

Like children worldwide, Sri Lankan teenagers plow through a interval that during the U.S. is known as the “terrible twos.” but after they succeed in straightforward institution age, they seem uncannily passive, compliant, and straight forward in comparison to their Western opposite numbers. in actual fact, those young children have passed through a few technique of socialization, yet what?

Over ten years in the past, anthropologist Bambi Chapin traveled to a rural Sri Lankan village to start answering this question, learning the little toddlers within the village, then returning to trace their improvement over the process the next decade. Childhood in a Sri Lankan Village deals an intimate examine how those youngsters, raised at the tenets of Buddhism, are knowledgeable to put aside egocentric wishes for the great in their households and the group. Chapin finds how this cultural conditioning is conducted via small daily practices, together with consuming and drowsing preparations, but she additionally explores how the village’s attitudes and customs proceed to adapt with each one new generation.

Combining penetrating mental insights with a rigorous statement of bigger social constructions, Chapin allows us to determine the area throughout the eyes of Sri Lankan youngsters trying to find a spot inside of their households and groups. Childhood in a Sri Lankan Village deals a clean, worldwide point of view on baby improvement and the transmission of culture.    

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Download Handbuch der Hilfen zur Erziehung (German Edition) by Michael Macsenaere,Klaus Esser,Eckhart Knab,Stephan Hiller PDF

By Michael Macsenaere,Klaus Esser,Eckhart Knab,Stephan Hiller

Die ganze Erziehungshilfe im Überblick - Beiträge von über a hundred namhaften Autorinnen und Autoren aus der Erziehungshilfe stellen in diesem "Handbuch der Hilfen zur Erziehung" den aktuellen established order der ganzen Bandbreite der erzieherischen Hilfen dar: Von den Rechtsgrundlagen, den verschiedenen Wohnformen, den (sozial)pädagogischen Ansätzen bis hin zu einem Ausblick in die Zukunft.
Interdisziplinar und umfassend wird ein kompakter Überblick über die einzelnen Leistungsbereiche und Handlungsfelder der Erziehungshilfe geboten und die verschiedenen Akteure (Jugendamt, Öffentliche Träger, Freie Träger, Wohlfahrtsverbände etc.) der Jugendhilfe werden vorgestellt. Das Handbuch ist in dieser shape eine einzigartige Basislektüre und praktisches Nachschlagewerk. Es richtet sich an Studierende, Lehrende, Pädagogen und Psychologen in allen Arbeitsfeldern der Jugendhilfe.

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Download Culture and Children's Intelligence: Cross-Cultural Analysis by James Georgas,Lawrence G. Weiss,Fons J. R. van de PDF

By James Georgas,Lawrence G. Weiss,Fons J. R. van de Vijver,Donald H. Saklofske

This ebook offers a different cross-cultural viewpoint of the WISC-III. From development, translation and edition in several cultures, to research of its constitution and serve as as an idea, to its medical use with various ethnic teams, Culture and kid's Intelligence offers clinician's the instruments they wish while utilizing the WISC-III. the point of interest of this reference paintings is on kid's intelligence as measured through the WISC-III in numerous cultures and its use in those cultures (USA, united kingdom, Canada, France, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, and Greece). It additionally discusses the translation of the result of the WISC-III by way of cultural and ethnic factors.

  • Leading specialists speak about the scientific use of the WISC-III because it pertains to tradition and children
  • Provides easy methods to clinicians and faculty psychologists to help in figuring out and reading results
  • Direct relevance to practitioners, researchers, and trainers

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Download The Sesame Effect: The Global Impact of the Longest Street by Charlotte F. Cole,June H. Lee PDF

By Charlotte F. Cole,June H. Lee

The Sesame Effect information the wide-ranging paintings of Sesame Workshop and its productions internationally. With an emphasis on influence and proof from examine on tasks in low- and middle-income international locations, the publication tells the tales in the back of the advance of a global kinfolk of Muppet characters created for the in the neighborhood produced diversifications of Sesame highway.

Each bankruptcy highlights the tutorial message of foreign co-productions and offers the cultural context of every undertaking. Readers will comprehend the explicit wishes of youngsters dwelling in a given locale, in addition to achieve perception into the tutorial drivers of every undertaking. those tasks usually care for tricky matters, from race kin within the usa, to HIV/AIDS schooling in South Africa, to construction appreciate throughout cultural divides within the center East. Readers will see how neighborhood productions have helped construct a brand new frame of mind that values the significance of early adolescence schooling, and the way Sesame highway promotes a brighter destiny by means of construction children’s educational abilities, encouraging fit conduct, and by means of fostering attitudes that counter unfavorable stereotypes and create appreciation of and admire for others.

The Sesame Effect exhibits how, whilst magnified around the hundreds of thousands of youngsters touched by way of a number of the overseas courses, Sesame Workshop and its initiatives are creating a distinction worldwide.

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Download Aneignung von Sozial-Raum in Kleinstädten: Öffentliche Räume by Karin Wehmeyer PDF

By Karin Wehmeyer

Welche Bedeutung haben öffentliche Räume und informelle Treffpunkte in der Lebenswelt Jugendlicher? Welche Motivationen und Bedürfnisse stecken hinter der Nutzung dieser Orte? Haben (Klein-)Städte überhaupt noch die notwendigen Potenziale für das Aneignungsverhalten junger Menschen? Diese Fragen stellt die Autorin Karin Wehmeyer aktuell vor dem Hintergrund sich wandelnder Stadtstrukturen. In ihrer qualitativ angelegten Studie wird der Aneignungsprozess in öffentlichen Räumen betrachtet – fokussiert auf die Lebensphase Jugend und zusätzlich aus der Perspektive Jugendlicher. Die Ergebnisse zeigen, mit welchen unterschiedlichen Motivationen junge Menschen öffentliche Räume und informelle Treffpunkte nutzen und welche Rolle dabei das modify sowie die Freizeitpräferenz spielen.​

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Download Paradoxes of Liberalism and Parental Authority by Dennis Arjo PDF

By Dennis Arjo

This ebook is a close exam of parental authority: what justifies and what are the right kind limits of a parent’s authority over her young children? Dennis Arjo makes a speciality of and criticizes makes an attempt to reply to those and comparable questions within the context of liberal philosophy of schooling. He additionally deals an alternate framework for brooding about parental authority that attracts on contemporary philosophical paintings in advantage Ethics, Care Ethics, and Confucianism that demanding situations many of the assumptions of latest liberal theory.

This e-book can be of curiosity to philosophers operating in ethics, political philosophy and philosophy of education.

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By Yves REMY

remark aider l'adolescent à devenir un adulte accompli, responsable, épanoui ? Par des politiques publiques dynamiques , une reconnaissance, une tolérance de l. a. différence , un lien intergénérationnel de admire des valeurs juvéniles , l. a. security des youngsters fragilisés , l'éducation familiale et scolaire , l'insertion professionnelle et par le temps libre , des droits et une impact dans los angeles Cité , l'éducation à los angeles santé psychosomatique. L'intérêt de l. a. réflexion proposée tient autant à l'analyse des problématiques abordées, qu'aux éléments de réponse suggérés et aux propositions d'avancées émises. Ce triple éclairage fonde toute los angeles pertinence d'un regard neuf et acéré sur les grandes questions des jeunes de notre temps.

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Download The Civic-Political Lives of Children and Youth: 16 by Sandi Kawecka Nenga,Jessica K Taft,Jessica K. Taft PDF

By Sandi Kawecka Nenga,Jessica K Taft,Jessica K. Taft

in recent times, civic and political associations have stepped up their efforts to motivate formative years participation: faculties advertise volunteerism, non-profits supply possibilities for carrier, neighborhood governments create formative years councils, and social circulation businesses speak about the necessity to inspire a brand new iteration of activists. This quantity adopts a serious method of the civic and political socialization initiatives which goal to rework kids and adolescence into upstanding electorate. via synthesizing the examine of younger people's civic and political socialization below the rubric of "Youth Engagement", the interaction of the civic and the political all through younger people's lives is taken into account. Chapters significantly research the a number of and contested meanings of perfect citizenship and exhibit how little ones and formative years craft energetic citizenship as they come upon and reply to some of the associations and firms designed to motivate their civic and political development.

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