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Good Guys Don't Wear Hats Children's Talk about the Media

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ISBN-10: 0807738867

ISBN-13: 9780807738863

Edition: 2000

Authors: Joseph J. Tobin, Joseph Tobin

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List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Joseph Tobin is professor of early childhood education at the University of Georgia and the author of several books, including Preschool in Three Cultures Revisited, also published by the University of Chicago Press.

Introductionp. 1
Getting Beyond the Effects Paradigmp. 3
The Beginnings of the Studyp. 6
The Research Designp. 7
The Local Settingp. 9
The Politics of Researchp. 10
Looking Awry at Children's Media Watchingp. 11
Imitative Violencep. 16
A Conversation About Imitative Violencep. 17
A Bakhtinian Approachp. 19
Answering Questions with Citationsp. 22
Why the Relentless Citationality?p. 26
Children as Bricoleursp. 28
The Emptiness of the Concept of Imitative Violencep. 28
Disturbing Imagesp. 30
Performing Genderp. 31
Girls with Each Other and with Boysp. 32
Gender Playp. 34
Gendered Reactions to Violence and Special Effectsp. 36
Gender Warsp. 44
Boy's Vulnerabilityp. 50
Racep. 54
Racial Interpellationp. 55
Contextualizing "Chinese Eyes"p. 59
Written on the Bodyp. 63
Theatricalityp. 64
Resistance and Solidarityp. 67
Analyzing an Aporiap. 70
Racial Politics at Koap. 71
Postscriptp. 75
Colonialismp. 80
The Textual Insights of Young Childrenp. 84
What Children Do with Stereotypesp. 87
Normativityp. 89
A Taxonomy of Goodness and Badnessp. 90
Colonialism's Core Binariesp. 91
The Embattled Middle-Class Familyp. 114
Domesticityp. 115
Nicenessp. 118
Industriousness and Ingenuityp. 120
Bad Guys and Good Womenp. 127
The Dilemma of Middle-Class Masculinityp. 130
The Danger of Womanless, Childless Menp. 133
Conclusionp. 136
The Detective and the Psychoanalystp. 136
Interpretation as an Obsessive Actp. 137
On Reading Inp. 138
The Research Contextp. 140
Literary and Poststructural Interpretation of Children's Talkp. 143
The Media Effects Debate Revisitedp. 147
Local Kids, Global Culturep. 148
Referencesp. 153
Indexp. 159
About the Authorp. 166
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