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Published Mar. 28, 2011 11:32 AM

Childhood Studies – examining issues about childhood and children from birth to eighteen years – is an emerging academic field internationally which draws on scholarship across a range of disciplines. The recent reports into child abuse in modern Ireland, which implicate both Church and State, have led to an examination of the treatment of children in Irish society, while the proposed constitutional referendum on the rights of the child has raised questions about the nature of the child and childhood.