Well-Dressed Role Models: The Portrayal of Women in Biographies for Children

Well-Dressed Role Models: The Portrayal of Women in Biographies for Children

by Gale Eaton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810851948
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/28/2006
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.92(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.84(d)

About the Author

Gale Eaton is Associate Professor of library and information studies and Assistant Director and Coordinator of Distance Learning at the University of Rhode Island.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Acknowledgments Part 2 Introduction: Biographies for Girls, 1946-1996 Chapter 3 1. Rediscovering Elizabeth Chapter 4 2. 1946: Private Women and the Public Good Chapter 5 3. 1971: Public Work and Private Loss Chapter 6 4. 1996: Objectivity and the Culture Wars Chapter 7 5. Pocahontas: Four Political Fictions Chapter 8 6. Conclusion: Dressing the Role Models Part 9 Appendix A: Biographies of 1946: An Annotated List Part 10 Appendix B: Biographies of 1971: An Annotated List Part 11 Appendix C: Biographies of 1996: An Annotated List Part 12 Index Part 13 About the Author

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