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ERIC Number: EJ528163
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0907-5682
Commentary: Political Children.
Elshtain, Jean Bethke
Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, v3 n1 p11-28 Feb 1996
Uses the 1988 film "A World Apart" as a focus for commentary on the controversial topic of involving children in political activism. Analyzes Hannah Arendt's writings for opinions on childhood activism, contrasting Arendt's views with those of Robert Coles. Gives examples from the desegregation crisis in the United States, China's Maoist Revolution, and Mother Jones's "Children's Crusade." (BGC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Africa