Reading into Racism: Bias in Children's Literature and Learning Materials

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Subject index

a
Africa, 31, 59-62, 64ff, 87
Alternative Publishers, 126, 136ff
Anti-semitism, 3, 4, 35, 98
Art, 77ff
Assemblies, 82ff

b
Bibliographies, 127-8
Bilingualism, 100, 103-4
Biological determinism, 88-90
Black consciousness, 15

c
Cannibals, 40, 80, 88
Censorship, 33, 60, 123ff, 134-5
Challenging bias, 113ff, 120ff
Charity, 85-6
Children’s responses to bias, 23, 114, 117, 120
Class prejudice, 5
Classroom texts, 112ff
Colonialism, 59ff
Comic books, 47
Community languages, 100, 103-4, 106, 111, 113
Complaints about bias, 116, 132
Craft Design and Technology, 86, 93, 96
Creative freedom, 27
Criteria for selecting books, 17ff, 22ff, 109, 124
Curriculum,
see also individual curriculum areas, 75ff, 92ff, 125, 135
hidden curriculum, 75, 92ff

d
Darwin, Evolutionary theory, 89
Demystifying print, 25, 114ff
Development Education, 57ff
‘Development’ and ‘Underdevelopment’, 69
Dewey Decimal Classification, 105ff
Dialect, 100ff, 115

e
Early Reading, 24, 115
Encyclopedias, 91
English, 101ff;
as a Second Language, 95, 100
Ethnocentricism, 59, 67, 92
Evaluation Skills, 19
Examinations, 97
Exhibitions, 127, 129ff
Explorers, 62-3, 135

f
Family Co-operation in Early Literacy Project, 11
Fiction, 22, 44ff
Folktales, 53ff

g
Geography, 57ff, 114ff
Golliwogs, 40ff, 113
Guidance in book selection, 124, 130-1, 133ff, 138

h
Hidden curriculum, 75
History, 33, 57ff
Home Economics, 96

i
Identification, 6, 13
Identity, 35
Illustrations, 7, 47, 55, 66-7, 81, 88, 116-17, 135 ;
self-portraits, 14
India, 65, 67, 69, 87

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