Dr. Sarada Balagopalan co-edited the book: The Politics of Children’s Rights and Representation

Dr. Sarada Balagopalan recently co-editied the book (co-editors include Bengt Sandin, Jonathan Josefsson and Karl Hanson): The Politics of Children’s Rights and Representation (Palgrave).  This open access edited volume investigates children and youth’s deep entanglement in today’s major global, national, and local transformations and processes: wherein they are not mere spectators and objects of transformations … Continue reading Dr. Sarada Balagopalan co-edited the book: The Politics of Children’s Rights and Representation

PhD Student Halle Singh Reviews “Teenage Dreams: Girlhood Sexualities in the US Culture Wars” by Charlie Jeffries

Halle Singh reviewed Teenage Dreams: Girlhood Sexualities in the U.S. Culture Wars, by Charlie Jeffries, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2022.   In Teenage Dreams: Girlhood Sexualities in the U.S. Culture Wars, Charlie Jeffries tells a history of the present state of America. Having received the book just days after the overturning of Roe v. … Continue reading PhD Student Halle Singh Reviews “Teenage Dreams: Girlhood Sexualities in the US Culture Wars” by Charlie Jeffries

Congratulations to PhD Student Ryan Bunch on publishing his book “Oz and the Musical: Performing the American Fairy Tale”

From the first stage production of The Wizard of Oz in 1902, to the classic MGM film (1939), to the musicals The Wiz (1975) and Wicked (2003), L. Frank Baum’s children’s novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) has served as the basis for some of the most popular musicals on stage and screen. In this book, musical theater scholar Ryan Bunch draws … Continue reading Congratulations to PhD Student Ryan Bunch on publishing his book “Oz and the Musical: Performing the American Fairy Tale”

Dr. Valerie Adams-Bass was featured in a news article “Children Left Behind: Rutgers-Camden researcher explains how pandemic worsened racial achievement gap”

When it comes to the pandemic’s impact on academic achievement, no children are immune. But just as COVID-19 itself has hit underserved demographics the hardest, minority students in poorly equipped schools experienced the steepest slides in the national test-score decline. According to a new federal study, math and reading scores fell across the board for … Continue reading Dr. Valerie Adams-Bass was featured in a news article “Children Left Behind: Rutgers-Camden researcher explains how pandemic worsened racial achievement gap”