Tag: Childhood Studies

Media Coverage of Undocumented Children in U.S. Focus of Annual Childhood Studies Lecture

Media Coverage of Undocumented Children in U.S. Focus of Annual Childhood Studies Lecture

The Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University–Camden will host its fourth annual lecture, focusing on powerful myths created by inaccurate and incomplete media coverage of unaccompanied, undocumented children in U.S. immigration custody, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 8.

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Rutgers–Camden Graduate Publishes New Book Exploring Juvenile Gun Violence

Rutgers–Camden Graduate Publishes New Book Exploring Juvenile Gun Violence

Rutgers–Camden graduate Diane Marano is the author of a new book, Juvenile Offenders and Guns: Voices Behind Gun Violence.

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The Strength Within: Graduating Student Studies Notions of Identity in Trenton Evangelical Churches

The Strength Within: Graduating Student Studies Notions of Identity in Trenton Evangelical Churches

Marcus Woods, a graduating student in Rutgers University–Camden’s Ph.D. in childhood studies program, focuses his dissertation on African-American youth members of two storefront, evangelical churches in Trenton, examining how these young people make choices and shape their identities in accordance with the religious culture.

Posted in: Research Highlights
Researcher’s Book Shines Light on Flawed, Child Welfare System

Researcher’s Book Shines Light on Flawed, Child Welfare System

Lauren Silver, an assistant professor of childhood studies at Rutgers University–Camden, shines the light on the daily lives and challenges of adolescent mothers and their caseworkers as they navigate the child welfare system in her new book, System Kids, Adolescent Mothers and the Politics of Regulation (The University of North Carolina Press).

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Research Study to Examine Effects of Kroc Center on Camden Community

Research Study to Examine Effects of Kroc Center on Camden Community

In September, The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, a large-scale, health and wellness facility, opened to the public in Camden. According to the Kroc Center’s website, it offers an array of health, nutrition, education, and physical activity programs to a community typified by poor access to supermarkets or healthy food, and […]

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