Fictions of Integration: American Children's Literature and the Legacies of Brown v. Board of Education

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This book examines how children's and young adult literature addresses and interrogates the legacies of American school desegregation. Such literature narrates not only the famous battles to implement desegregation in the South, in places like Little Rock, Arkansas, but also more insidious and less visible legacies, such as re-segregation within schools through the mechanism of disability diagnosis. Novelizations of children's experiences with school desegregation comment upon the politics of getting African-American ...

Fictions of Integration: American Children's Literature and the Legacies of Brown v. Board of Education 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138203143

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