Children, Youth and Environments.
Vol 15, No.1 (2005)
ISSN 1546-2250

Table of Contents

Highlights in this Issue [PDF Full Version (118 KB)]


Children’s Friendship with Place: A Conceptual Inquiry
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (139 KB)]
Sudeshna Chatterjee

“Play in Focus”: Children Researching Their Own Spaces and Places for Play
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (500 KB)]
Catherine Burke

SmartTiles: Designing Interactive “Room-Sized” Artifacts for Educational Computing
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (218 KB)]
Nwanua Elumeze and Michael Eisenberg

Special Focus: Children's Environmental Health

Guest Editors: Willem van Vliet-- and Darcy Varney

cartoon by Stu Hutchinson


Interventions to Reduce Child Exposure to Indoor Air Pollution in Developing Countries: Behavioral Opportunities and Research Needs
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (272 KB)]
Brendon R. Barnes

Effects of Pesticide Exposure on Developmental Task Performance in Indian Children
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (281 KB)]
Kavitha Kuruganti

Water, Sanitation and Urban Children: The Need to Go Beyond "Improved" Provision
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (133 KB)]
Sheridan Bartlett

Neighborhoods and Adolescent Development
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (250 KB)]
Jason Boardman and Jarron M. Saint Onge

Neighborhood Influences on Child Injury Risk
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (197 KB)]
Richard Reading, Robin Haynes and Edmond D. Shenassa

Children's Environments and Health-Related Quality of Life: Evidence Informing Pediatric Healthcare Environmental Design
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (274 KB)]
Sandra A. Sherman, Mardelle McCuskey Shepley and James W. Varni


Exposure to Toxicants and Child Health: Comments and Questions
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (153 KB)]
Joy E. Carlson

Field Reports

Safe Routes for Children: What They Want and What Works
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (71 KB)]
Paul Osborne
An Overview of the National Children's Study of Children's Health and the Environment
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (221 MB)]
Sarah Keim

Watering the Young Stakeholder Participation Tree
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (195 KB)]
Anne Sheeran

Empowering Youth and Creating Healthy Environments in Northern Manhattan: WE ACT's Youth Programs
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (344 KB)]
Julie Sze, Swati Prakash and Alice McIntosh

Using Science for Policies That Protect Children
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (59 KB)]
P.J. van den Hazel

"La Scuola in Forma"-The In-Shape School: An Educational Project on Childhood Obesity
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (237 KB)]
Laura Madorell, Neus Terán and Pierre Antoine Ullmo

Tox Town: An Internet Introduction to Environmental Health and Toxic Chemicals
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (468 KB)]
Cynthia B. Love, Martha Szczur, Mary W. Higgins, Erinn E. Aspinall

The Forgotten Americans: A Voice for Colonia Residents
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (230 KB)]
Jaime Chahin

Developing Accessible Play Space in the UK: A Social Model Approach
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (187 KB)]
Karen Dunn and Michele Moore

Children and Toilets in Slums and Informal Settlements
[PDF Full Version (1 MB)]
SPARC, Mahila Milan and NSDF

A Personal Voice

Death in the Hills
[PDF Full Version (26 KB)]
Peter H. Kahn, Jr.

Film Reviews

The Forgotten Americans
produced and directed by Hector Galán

Born into Brothels
produced and directed by Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski

Book Reviews

Doing Research with Children and Young People
by Sandy Fraser, Vicky Lewis, Sharon Ding, Mary Kellett and Chris Robinson, eds.

Understanding Ecological Programming: Merging Theory, Research and Practices
by Susan Scherffius Jakes and Craig C. Brookins, eds.

Successful Prevention and Youth Development Programs: Across Borders
by Laura Ferrer-Wreder, Hĺkan Stattin, Carolyn C. Lorente, Jonathan G. Tubman and Lena Adamson

Children at War
by Peter W. Singer

Children and Youth on the Front Line: Ethnography, Armed Conflict and Displacement
by Jo Boyden and Joanna de Berry, eds.

Homegirls in the Public Sphere
by Marie (Keta) Miranda

Housing and Disabled Children: The Art of the Possible
by Mark A. Bevan

by Carolien Bouw and Lia Karsten

Resiliency: What We Have Learned
by Bonnie Benard

Safety First
by Rebecca Weber
Playground Safety
by Peggy Pancella

Adolescent Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Theory, Research and Intervention
by Lynn Rew

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