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Images of the Child
Edited by Harry Eiss

Popular Press

Harry Eiss covers advertising, girls' book series, rap music, realistic fiction, games, dolls, violence, and movies. This volume confirms the complexity of the world of childhood and demonstrates how images of the child reflect the entire culture. Topics include: board games and the socialization of young adolescent girls; how Mattel uses television to sell dolls; and children and advertising.

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Published in 1994
LC: 93-074982 HQ
364 p
p.   6 x 9
10 b/w illus., 10 b/w photos
ISBN-10: 0-87972-653-9
ISBN-13: 978-0-87972-653-9
Cloth $49.95 t
ISBN-10: 0-87972-654-7
ISBN-13: 978-0-87972-654-6
Paper $19.95 t

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