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Gender Dilemmas in Children's Fiction
     

Gender Dilemmas in Children's Fiction

by K. Mallan
 

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This engaging study examines diverse genders and sexualities in a wide range of contemporary fiction for children and young people. Mallan's insights into key dilemmas arising from the texts' treatment of romance, beauty, cyberbodies, queer, and comedy are provocative and trustworthy, and deliver exciting theoretical and social perspectives.

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This engaging study examines diverse genders and sexualities in a wide range of contemporary fiction for children and young people. Mallan's insights into key dilemmas arising from the texts' treatment of romance, beauty, cyberbodies, queer, and comedy are provocative and trustworthy, and deliver exciting theoretical and social perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230202511
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
08/28/2009
Edition description:
2009
Pages:
221
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

KERRY MALLAN is Professor in Education at Queensland University of Technology, Australia. She co-edited Youth Cultures: Texts, Images, and Identities (2003), an IRSCL Honour Book. Her most recent book, New World Orders in Contemporary Childrens Literature: Utopian Transformations (2008), is co-authored with Clare Bradford, John Stephens, and Robyn McCallum.

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