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Reading into racism : bias in children's literature and learning materials

Author: Gillian Klein
Publisher: London ; Boston : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1985.
Series: Routledge education books.
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"This book identifies some of the forms that racism takes in literature and learning materials and illustrates ways in which the school curriculum may be affected and children's minds may be conditioned. It records some of the current approaches to racist materials for children and some of the strategies for combat that have proved effective. It describes initiatives by parents and communities, by teachers and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Klein, Gillian.
Reading into racism.
London ; Boston : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1985
(OCoLC)644240932
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Klein
ISBN: 0710201605 9780710201607
OCLC Number: 12080055
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 165 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Routledge education books.
Responsibility: Gillian Klein.

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"This book identifies some of the forms that racism takes in literature and learning materials and illustrates ways in which the school curriculum may be affected and children's minds may be conditioned. It records some of the current approaches to racist materials for children and some of the strategies for combat that have proved effective. It describes initiatives by parents and communities, by teachers and librarians, by publishers and those working in the media, that actively challenge biased materials and raise the consciousness of children and those who work with them."

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