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White Supremacy in Children's Literature

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"White Supremacy in Children's Literature" is a compelling and penetrating study of the white supremacy myth in books for the young. Donnarae MacCann explores the intersection of child and adult culture and reveals how the political, literary and social contexts of many children's stories have paralleled the way adult books, schools, churches and government maligned black identity, culture and intelligence. The volume examines how links between the socialization of children and conservative trends in the 19th century foretold 20th century disregard for social justice in American social policy. MacCann further demonstrates that cultural pluralism, an ongoing corrective to white supremacist fabrications, is informed by the insights and historical assessments offered in this essential study.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780203906040
Publisher:
Routledge
Subject:
Books & Reading
Other:
MacCann, Donnarae
Subject:
American - African American & Black
Subject:
Children's Literature - General
Subject:
Literary Criticism-Children's Literature - General
Subject:
Literary Criticism-Books & Reading
Subject:
Literary Criticism-American - African American & Black
Subject:
Literary Criticism : Children's Literature - General
Subject:
Literary Criticism : Books & Reading
Subject:
Literary Criticism : American - African American & Black
Subject:
Literary Criticism : American - African American
Publication Date:
December 2000
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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