The First R: How Children Learn Race and Racism

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Dec 11, 2001 - Family & Relationships - 240 pages
This study looks into how children learn about the 'first R'—race—and challenges the current assumptions with case-study examples from three child-care centers.

Parents and teachers will find this remarkable study reveals that the answer to how children learn about race might be more startling than could be imagined.

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Children "do" race and racism, runs the premise of this ethnographic report from two scholars—and watching how they "do" them can teach us something about teaching, learning, and racial concepts and ... Read full review

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The premise of this challenging study by Van Ausdale (sociology, Syracuse Univ.) and Feagin (sociology, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville) is that children are complex individuals from very early on. They ... Read full review

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