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Kangaroos on the main street? Using resources to break down stereotypes

Exley, Beryl E. (2005) Kangaroos on the main street? Using resources to break down stereotypes. Jigsaw: The magazine of the National Family Day Care Council of Australia, 35, pp. 9-10.

Abstract

There are people in this world who are convinced that kangaroos hop down the main street of major Australian citites every day. While we may get a chuckle out of someone else’s misunderstanding of Australian life, Beryl Exley explores the effects such stereotypes have on children’s understandings of the other and offers practical strategies for carers to consider as they attempt to foster in children respectful attitudes to cultural and language difference.

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ID Code: 7840
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Reproduced with the permission of the publisher. Please use the link above to access the journal's website.
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Keywords: Family Day Care, children's literature, cultural resources
ISSN: 13263528
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > LINGUISTICS (200400) > Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics) (200405)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 the author.
Deposited On: 23 May 2007
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2010 22:40

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