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How Young Children Perceive Race

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ISBN-10: 0803971095

ISBN-13: 9780803971097

Edition: 1995

Authors: Robyn M. Holmes

List price: $100.00
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How Young Children Perceive Race examines children's conceptions of race and ethnicity and explores how these factors influence their social relationships. In contrast to most previous studies of children's beliefs and attitudes (done in experimental, contrived, and/or structured settings), this book studies children in their natural environment: the classroom. The author uses the children's own conceptualizations, relying largely on their words and drawings to elicit beliefs and understandings about race and ethnicity. From these data, Robyn M. Holmes divines how kindergartners and other young children understand group boundaries and how they establish an ethnic component for their senses…    
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Book details

List price: $100.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/9/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 146
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Arlene Fink (PhD) is professor of medicine and public health at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and president of the Langley Research Institute. Her main interests include evaluation and survey research, conducting research literature reviews, and the evaluation of their quality. Dr. Fink has conducted scores of evaluation studies in public health, medicine, and education. She is on the faculty of UCLA�s Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and is a scientific and evaluation advisor to UCLA�s Gambling Studies and IMPACT (Improving Access, Counseling & Treatment for Californians with Prostate Cancer) programs. She consults nationally and internationally for…    

Introduction
Field Methods
Working with Children
The Elementary Schools
Categories and Cognition
Conceptions of Self
Friendship and Ethnicity
Procreation and Race
Conclusion