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Title The children's culture reader / edited by Henry Jenkins.

Imprint New York : New York University Press, c1998.

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 Moore Stacks  HQ767.9 .C4557 1989    Available  ---
Description x, 532 p. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents From immodesty to innocence -- The case of Peter Pan : the impossibility of children's fiction -- Children in the house : the material culture of early childhood -- From useful to useless : moral conflict over child labor -- The making of children's culture -- Seducing the innocent : childhood and television in postwar America -- Unlearning black and white : race, media and the classroom -- The new childhood : home alone as a way of life -- Child abuse and the unconscious in American popular culture -- Fun morality : an analysis of recent American child-training literature -- The sensuous child : Benjamin Spock and the sexual revolution -- How to bring your kids up gay -- Producing erotic children -- Popular culture and the eroticization of little girls -- Stealing innocence : the politics of child beauty pageants -- A credit to her mother -- Children's desires/mothers' dilemmas : the social contexts of consumption -- Boys and girls together ... but mostly apart -- Boy culture -- The politics of dollhood in nineteenth-century America -- Older heads on younger bodies -- Confections, concoctions, and conceptions -- Living in a world of words -- The tidy house -- Reaching juvenile markets -- Does your "research" embrace the boy of today? -- "Selling" food to children -- After the family-what? -- Against the threat of mother love -- Children in wartime : parents' questions -- You are citizen soldiers -- Raise your boy to be a soldier -- "Such trivia as comic books" -- The play's the thing -- New parents for old -- Families and the world outside -- Time bombs in our homes -- Democratic and autocratic child rearing -- The contemporary mother and father -- The new oedipal drama of the permissive family -- The modern pediocracy.
Subject Children -- Social conditions.
Children -- United States -- Social conditions.
Children in popular culture.
Children in popular culture -- United States.
Mass media and children.
Mass media and children -- United States.
Popular culture.
Popular culture -- United States.
Added Author Jenkins, Henry, 1958-
ISBN 0814742319 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814742310 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814742327 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780814742327 (pbk. : alk. paper)