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Perils of protection : shipwrecks, orphans, and children's rights

Perils of protection : shipwrecks, orphans, and children's rights

Author: Susan Honeyman
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2019]
Series: Children's Literature Association series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
An analysis of children's rights in literature
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Honeyman
ISBN: 9781496819895 1496819896 9781496821119 1496821114
OCLC Number: 1200738513
Description: vii, 225 s. : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: familial fallacies --
Woman and children first: shipwreck, sentiment, property, and survival --
No child is an island: Robinsonades, islanding, and the right to roam --
Babies in boxes: finding and loving other people's children --
The prison house of comics censorship and participatory resistance --
The price of protectionist pretense --
Conclusion: a last note on the nuclear family
Series Title: Children's Literature Association series
Responsibility: Susan Honeyman


Traces how the best of intentions to protect children can nonetheless hurt them when leaving them unprepared to act on their own behalf. Susan Honeyman utilizes literary parallels and discursive  Read more...


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