Announcing: Special Edition Irish Childhood SHCY Journal

Announcing: Special Edition Irish Childhood SHCY Journal

The Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth: Special Issue on Ireland, Vol. 9.2

(Spring 2016).

Guest editors: Sarah-Anne Buckley, Marnie Hay, and Ríona Nic Congáil.

 

The study of the history of childhood is a new field of research in the Irish context and it

is developing rapidly.The essays in this special issue reflect the interdisciplinary

approaches that scholars are now taking to the study of Irish childhood in the past.

 

Contents

Editor’s Introduction

James Marten

 

Guest Editors’ Introduction

Sarah-Anne Buckley, Marnie Hay, Ríona Nic Congáil

 

Object Lesson

“A Work of National Importance”: Child–Adult Dynamics in Bailiúchán na Scol/The

Schools’ Collection, 1937-1939

Caoimhe Nic Lochlainn

 

Essays

Placeless Dead? Finding Evidence for Children in the Irish Landscape

Emer Dennehy

 

“This iniquitous traffic”: The Kidnapping of Children for the American Colonies in

Eighteenth-Century Ireland

James Kelly

 

Childhood and the Early Irish Novel

Anne Markey

 

Schooling the National Orphans: The Education of the Children of the Easter Rising

Leaders

Caoimhe Nic Dháibhéid

 

“For whose benefit these burdens must be taken”: Children, Employment, and Training in

Northern Ireland, 1921-1939.

Georgina Laragy

 

Immigrants, Aliens, Evacuees: Exploring the History of Irish Children in Britain during

the Second World War

Jennifer Redmond

 

Constructing the Child in Need of State Protection: Continuity and Change in Irish

Political Discourse, 1920s-1990s

Karen Smith

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