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Introduction: Making Sense of Childhood in International Relations

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In a much-cited 1997 contribution to the New Internationalist, moral philosopher Peter Singer described a thought experiment posed to his students in which he asked them to imagine that, along their route to the university, they happened upon a child drowning in a shallow pond.

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Research for this chapter was supported by an Insight Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (grant number 435-2019-0009).

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Beier, J.M. (2020). Introduction: Making Sense of Childhood in International Relations. In: Beier, J. (eds) Discovering Childhood in International Relations. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-46063-1_1

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