Children, Youth and Environments
Vol 17, No.4 (2007)
ISSN 1546-2250

Table of Contents


Child Work in Agriculture: Acute and Chronic Health Hazards
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Jennie Gamlin and Therese Hesketh

The Children’s Physical Environment Rating Scale (CPERS): Reliability and Validity for Assessing the Physical Environment of Early Childhood Educational Facilities
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (322 KB)]
Gary T. Moore and Takemi Sugiyama

Exploring Neighborhood Ritual and Routine Processes Related to Healthy Adolescent Development
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (316 KB)]
Laurel J. Kiser, Linda A. Bennett and Sarah Jane Brubaker

The Hidden Curriculum of Recess
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (835 KB)]
Mark Powell

Photography as a Tool for Understanding Youth Connections to Their Neighborhood
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (434 KB)]
Jennifer Kofkin Rudkin and Alan Davis

Research Note

Amendments to the Perceived Restorative Components Scale for Children (PRCS-C II)
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (69 KB)]
Kathleen L. Bagot, Frances Kuo and Felicity C.L. Allen

Special Focus: Children and the Natural Environment

Children’s Cross-Cultural Environmental Attitudes and Self-Reported Behaviors
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (478 KB)]
Gary W. Evans, Barbara Juen, Víctor Corral-Verdugo, José A. Corraliza and Florian G. Kaiser

Childhood Experiences Associated with Care for the Natural World: A Theoretical Framework for Empirical Results
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (117 KB)]
Louise Chawla

Fostering Children’s Connections to Natural Places through Cultural and Natural History Storytelling
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (913 KB)]
Clifford R. Blizard and Rudy M. Schuster

Potentials and Challenges of Research on “Significant Life Experiences” in Japan
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (215 KB)]
Shinichi Furihata, Takayoshi Ishizaka, Mei Hatakeyama, Mamiyo Hitsumoto and Seiichi Ito

Field Reports

Nature and Nurture: Teaching Eco-Pragmatism to High-School Students at a Winter Camp in the Canadian Arctic
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (82 KB)]
Claude Doucette, Peggy Ransom and David Kowalewski

Sharing Programs across Cultures: Lessons from Garden Mosaics in South Africa
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (111 KB)]
Kendra R. Liddicoat, Jamila W. Simon, Marianne E. Krasny and Keith G. Tidball

A Personal Voice

The Child Who Would Be Caged
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (66 KB)]
Peter H. Jr. Kahn

Special Focus: Environmental Child-Friendliness

Guest Editors: Liisa Horelli and Miretta Prezza

Constructing a Theoretical Framework for Environmental Child-Friendliness
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (270 KB)]
Liisa Horelli

Children’s Independent Mobility: A Review of Recent Italian Literature
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (186 KB)]
Miretta Prezza

Interpretations of Urban Child-Friendliness: A Comparative Study of Two Neighborhoods in Helsinki and Rome
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Lotta Haikkola, Maria Giuseppina Pacilli, Liisa Horelli and Miretta Prezza

Legislation, Policy and Participatory Structures as Opportunities for Children’s Participation? A Comparison of Finland and Italy
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (256 KB)]
Lotta Haikkola and Antonella Rissotto

Environmental Child-Friendliness: Collaboration and Future Research
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (112 KB)]
Pia Bjorklid and Maria Nordström

Book Reviews

The Significance of Children and Animals: Social Development and Our Connections to Other Species
by Gene Myers

Doing Time in the Garden: Life Lessons through Prison Horticulture
by James Jiler

Design and Landscape for People
by Clare Cumberlidge and Lucy Musgrave

Hands On, Feet Wet: The Story of River Crossing Environmental Charter School
by Victoria Rydberg

Dilemmas of Culture in African Schools: Youth, Nationalism and the Transformation of Knowledge
by Coe Cati

Reshaping the Future: Education and Post-Conflict Reconstruction
by The World Bank

Children, Adolescents and the Media
by Victor C. Strasburger and Barbara J. Wilson

Works of Heart: Building Village through the Arts
by Lynne Elizabeth and Suzanne Young, eds.

Media Reviews

Sita, A Girl from Jambu
produced and directed by Kathleen Man

by Benny Gool, Roger Friedman, Siphiwe Nkosi

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