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ERIC Number: EJ163878
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Age and Ageism in Children's First Literature
Ansello, Edward F.
Educational Gerontology, 2, 3, 255-272, Jul 77
An exhaustive survey of children's first literature (juvenile picture books and easy readers) determined the extent of age stereotyping--ageism--in roles, behaviors, and descriptions of older characters. Some 656 children's books in active circulation were subjected to content analysis. The findings are placed in etiological perspective. (Author)
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