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Children and the Politics of Culture
Edited by Sharon Stephens

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Introduction: Children and the Politics of Culture in "Late Capitalism"
Pt. 1Children and Childhoods at Risk in the "New World Order"
Ch. 1The Child as Laborer and Consumer: The Disappearance of Childhood in Contemporary Japan51
Ch. 2Have You Seen Me? Recovering the Inner Child in Late Twentieth-Century America79
Ch. 3Children's Rights in a Free-Market Culture105
Pt. 2Children, Cultural Identity, and the State
Ch. 4Children in the Examination War in South Korea: A Cultural Analysis141
Ch. 5Children's Stories and the State in New Order Indonesia169
Ch. 6Children, Population Policy, and the State in Singapore184
Ch. 7Youth and the Politics of Culture in South Africa218
Pt. 3Children and the Politics of Minority Cultural Identity
Ch. 8"There's a Time to Act English and a Time to Act Indian": The Politics of Identity among British-Sikh Teenagers243
Ch. 9Second-Generation Noncitizens: Children of the Turkish Migrant Diaspora in Germany265
Ch. 10Children, Politics, and Culture: The Case of Brazilian Indians282
Ch. 11The "Cultural Fallout" of Chernobyl Radiation in Norwegian Sami Regions: Implications for Children292
Pt. 4The Recovery and Reconstruction of Childhood?
Ch. 12Recovering Childhood: Children in South African National Reconstruction321
Appendix: The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child335
About the Contributors353
Index357

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