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John Wall

Professor of Philosophy, Religion, and Childhood Studies at Rutgers University, US

Director of the Childism Institute

Co-Director of the Children's Voting Colloquium

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Selected Articles and Chapters

2023. “Childism: Transforming Critical Theory in Response to Children.” In Sarada Balagopalan, John Wall, and Karen Wells, eds., Bloomsbury Handbook of Theories in Childhood Studies (New York: Bloomsbury), 208-222.

2022. “The Case for Children’s Voting.” In Exploring Children’s Suffrage: Interdisciplinary Explorations in Ageless Voting, ed. John Wall (New York: Palgrave Macmillan).

2013. “Childism: The Challenge of Childhood to Ethics and the Humanities.” In Anna Mae Duane, ed., The Children’s Table: Childhood Studies and the New Humanities (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press), pp. 68-84.

2013. “All the World’s a Stage: Childhood and the Play of Being.” In Emily Ryall, Wendy Russell, and Malcolm MacLean, eds., The Philosophy of Play (New York: Routledge), pp. 32-43.

2010. “Childism and the Ethics of Responsibility.” In Annemie Dillen and Didier Pollefeyt, eds., Children’s Voices. Children’s Perspectives in Ethics, Theology, and Religious Education (Leuven, Belgium: BETL, Peeters-Publishing), pp. 237-265.

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