For lecture rights of the child resource and progress booklet . Woodhead, m. excepts from early childhood development, a question of rights . For seminar- montgomery, h. excerpts from chapter 3, childhood in. Chapter 1 turning adult ears to the voices of. There are diverse and sometimes conflicting beliefs about. There are implications to various beliefs about childhood. Discourse is a concept used to understand childhood as a social childhood. construct. I/ innocence: defining innocence (na ve, carefree, ignorant of ways of world, magical, imaginative) Related to keeping kids outside of being consumers. Kids thought about of being more in the home than the market: history. Need financial security for childhood to be seen as magical etc. Jean jacques rousseau: thought kids were pure and life would corrupt them. Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. 19th century expansion to middle and working classes. Idealizing innocence only begins with the knowledge of evil.