It is important to point out that the transdisciplinary approach, as a feature of the knowledge constructed in the fields of childhood and youth studies, is not a starting point based on combining or ignoring disciplines.
Another of the trends in these fields is that childhood and youth studies are evolving towards perspectives that place a greater focus on the mediations of history, the social fabric of relations that form part of identified problems and the specificity of contexts.
Growing Up in Europe: Contemporary Horizons in Childhood and Youth Studies
(New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1995); Russell F.
This forum positions childhood and youth studies
at the crossroads of diverse and often divergent disciplines, theories, methodologies, and discourses and models a capacious, continuous, and dialogic interrogation of key terms that are embedded in (or absent from) studies and theorizations of young people's texts and cultures.