Bias starts early – most books in childcare centres have white, middle-class heroes
Helen Joanne Adam
The Conversation Media Group Ltd
School of Education
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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