ERIC Number: EJ615413
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Kid Customer? Commercialization of Playspace and the Commodification of Childhood.
McKendrick, John H.; Fielder, Anna V.; Bradford, Michael G.
Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, v7 n3 p295-314 Aug 2000
Analyzes how parents and children perceive and experience commercial playground environments, how such environments are marketed to them, and how they make use of them. Considers the marginal role children play in the production and visitation of these environments, and that the playgrounds provide primarily for the needs of adults. (JPB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom