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HISTORY ABOUT GENDER AND CHILDREN’S BOOKS IN ITALY

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 January 2012 14:49 Written by Cooplotta

In Italy the existing situation about how male and female gender are represented in children’s books is similar to the European picture as a whole, emphasizing a diffuse presence of stereotypes. Male and female role...

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Gender and Children's Books in Belgium

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 10:36 Written by Mieke Maerten

 

There is a variety of options for parents, educators and children in Belgium who want to work with children’s books. A quick visit to a bookstore or libraries shows a wide range of children’s books, meeting every taste...

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The history of Swedish children's books

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 February 2011 15:26 Written by CFL; Aanette Ramstrand

This article gives a brief overview of the history of children's books in Sweden.

It also contains an analysis made by Lena Kåreland, editor of the book “Be Strong and Brave – or Be Cool”, an anthology of articles...

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Fiction and Gender in Swedish Children's Books

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 January 2012 14:48 Written by Aanette Ramstrand

 

This text summarizes the analysis made by Lena Kåreland, editor of the book “Be Strong and Brave – or Be Cool”, an anthology of articles about gender in children’s books in Sweden today. It also includes...

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Report Research on Children’s Literature

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 September 2010 12:42 Written by Magda Michielsens

RoSa would provide an overview article about research on children’s literature and questions concerning gender and ethnicity. This is a interim report of the work done till the end of May 2010.

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Gender stereotypes in Flemish children’s books.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 January 2012 14:48 Written by Magda Michielsens

In September 2006 a researcher from the University of Leuven, Vera Hoorens, publishes an interesting study about gender stereotypes in Flemish children’s books. The title is: ‘Als er geen naam op staat, gaat het over...

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Promoting Gender Equality through Textbooks

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 September 2010 12:42 Written by Sylvie Cromer - Carole Brugeilles

WHY ANOTHER TEXTBOOK GUIDE?

Textbooks at the heart of education policy
All of the evidence points to the enduring importance of textbooks as basic tools for education in the twenty-first
century. Therefore textbooks should be at...

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