KID CULTURE

Paperback | November 16, 1994

byKathleen McDonnell

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Is Saturday morning TV as bad as it seems? Should I give my daughter a Barbie? Have I failed as a parent if my son keeps asking for military toys? How is the violence they see around them affecting kids today?With clarity and humour, McDonnell discusses why pop culture is an irresistible lure to kids and why it binds them together in a subculture of their own.

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An exploration of kids and popular culture, Kid Culture asks and attempts to answer the questions parents have. Is Saturday morning television as bad as it seems? Should I give my daughter a Barbie? Kathleen McDonnell confronts the issues with clarity and humour.

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Is Saturday morning TV as bad as it seems? Should I give my daughter a Barbie? Have I failed as a parent if my son keeps asking for military toys? How is the violence they see around them affecting kids today?With clarity and humour, McDonnell discusses why pop culture is an irresistible lure to kids and why it binds them together in a...

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Is Saturday morning TV as bad as it seems? Should I give my daughter a Barbie? Have I failed as a parent if my son keeps asking for military toys? How is the violence they see around them affecting kids today? These are only a few of the many questions addressed in this highly readable exploration of kids and popular culture. Writer Ka...

Kathleen McDonnell is an award-winning author and playwright of adult and children’s literature including The Notherland Journeys series: The Nordlings, The Shining World, and The Songweavers – and Honey, We Lost the Kids. Born in Chicago, Kathleen lives in Toronto where she is a frequent contributor to the CBC and other media.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 8.97 × 5.86 × 0.54 inPublished:November 16, 1994Publisher:Second Story Press

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ISBN - 10:0929005643

ISBN - 13:9780929005645

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An exploration of kids and popular culture, Kid Culture asks and attempts to answer the questions parents have. Is Saturday morning television as bad as it seems? Should I give my daughter a Barbie? Kathleen McDonnell confronts the issues with clarity and humour.

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Reading this book will take parents a big step closer to bridging the generation gap. That can only bring families closer together.