Study: Children's books lack interracial interaction

March 1997
Jet;3/10/97, Vol. 91 Issue 16, p32
Highlights the fact that children's books lack interracial interaction. Study conducted by sociologist Elizabeth Grauerholz and colleagues at Perdue University; Who will publish the study; Percentage of Blacks appearing in children's books.


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