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Children Under Construction

Critical Essays on Play as Curriculum- With a Foreword by Jack Zipes

Drew Chappell

Contents: Jack Zipes: Foreword: Toward Creating a Children’s Public Sphere – Drew Chappell: Colonizing the Imaginary: Socializing (Specific) Identities, Bodies, Ethics, and Moralities through Pleasurable Embodiment – Amy Petersen Jensen/McKay R. Jensen: Online Girl Games, Identity, and the Creation of a Multimodal Consumer/Creator – Warren Linds/Felice Yuen/Linda Goulet/Jo-Ann Episkenew/Karen Schmidt: Exploring and Re-creating Indigenous Identity through Theatre-based Workshops – Valerie Borey/Tove I. Dahl: Playing with Meaning in a Norwegian Language Immersion Village – Noelia Enriz: Ñeovanga Poranguei: The Lucky Ones Who Play (Mbyá guaraní Children’s Learning through Social Play) – Rebecca Howard: What Are Little (Gender «Normal», Heterosexual) Kids Made Of? Performing and Subverting the Status Quo in the Dramatic Play Area – Anna Beresin: Children’s Museums and Children’s Bodies – Sean J. Bliznik: We’re All In This Together: Framing the Self-Representation of Adolescence in Disney’s High School Musical – Amy K. Way: Going on 30: Adult Discourses of Femininity in Young Women’s Sports Training – Matt Omasta: Constructing Good and Evil at the «Happiest Place on Earth» – Christina Marín: Whose Rights Are They Anyway? Examining Human Rights Education with Young People Incorporating Theatre Games and Dramatic Activities – Maria Kromidas: Cyberculture, Multiculture and the Emergent Morality of Critical Cosmopolitanism: Kids (Trans)Forming Difference Online – Shimi Friedman: Adversity in a Snowball Fight: Jewish Childhood in the Muslim Village of Sillwan – Drew Chappell: Success through Excess: Narratives and Performances in Board and Card Games.