Critical Multiculturalism and Children’s Literature: Trends and Possibilities

Vivian Yenika-Agbaw

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This chapter explores critical multiculturalism as an alternative analytical framework, which scholars of children's literature might consider in their study of children's literature from diverse cultures. Critical multiculturalism is a framework that centers/decenters groups depending on how one approaches texts. The author explores the challenges inherent in different ways of defining critical multiculturalism and shares her experiences as a student, scholar, and educator of children's literature with a passion for social justice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to Children’s Literature
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781119038276
ISBN (Print)9781119038221
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Arts and Humanities


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