Title

Bias starts early – most books in childcare centres have white, middle-class heroes

Author Identifier

Helen Joanne Adam
ORCID: 0000-0002-3005-7142

Document Type

Article

Publication Title

The Conversation

Publisher

The Conversation Media Group Ltd

School

School of Education

Comments

Adam, H. (2020). Bias starts early – most books in childcare centres have white, middle-class heroes. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/bias-starts-early-most-books-in-childcare-centres-have-white-middle-class-heroes-130208

Abstract

Only 18% of books available in four Australian childcare centres include non-white characters. Animal characters make up around half the books available, with the animals largely leading lives, and adhering to values, of middle-class Caucasians.

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