Digital List Price: CDN$ 199.48
Kindle Price: CDN$ 177.31

Save CDN$ 22.17 (12%)

includes free international wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Kindle app logo image

Download the free Kindle app and start reading Kindle books instantly on your smartphone, tablet or computer – no Kindle device required. Learn more

Read instantly on your browser with Kindle for Web.

Using your mobile phone camera, scan the code below and download the Kindle app.

QR code to download the Kindle app

The Child in World Cinema (Children and Youth in Popular Culture) by [Debbie Olson, Michael Brodski, Juanita But, Lucia Rabello de Castro, Lennon Yao-chung Chang, Shih-Wen Sue Chen, Onoriu Colăcel, Jessica Davidson, Paromita Deb, Yoad Eliaz, Einat Baram Eshel, Swarnavel Eswaran, Negin Golravesh Fekry, Walaa Ghanayim, Omri Grinberg, Caroline Isabel Grose, Seyyed Mohsen Habibi, Kelly Hansen, Belinda He, Christa Jones, Kobe Chan Yan Chuen, Caroline Larde, Sin Wen Lau, Fabiana de Amorim Marcello, Kenta McGrath, Kaori Mori Want, Mina Rezaei, Carolina Rocha, Christine Singer, Adelaide Rezende de Souza, Paula Uglione]

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.

The Child in World Cinema (Children and Youth in Popular Culture) Kindle Edition

No reviews

Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
$177.31
Next 5 for you in this series See full series
Total Price: CDN$437.23
By clicking on the above button, you agree to Amazon's Kindle Store Terms of Use
Sold by: Amazon.com.ca, Inc.

Books In This Series (20 Books)

Product description

About the Author

Debbie Olson is assistant professor of English at Missouri Valley College. --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

Review

A valuable text for readers interested in cinematic representations of childhood. Comprehensive, wide-ranging and truly international in scope, it successfully moves beyond the geopolitical parochialism that has characterized much of the prior scholarship in this area. While encompassing films both iconic and relatively unknown in Western criticism, the basic question of how the screen image of childhood reflects dominant social and cultural practices remains central throughout the book. -- Noel Brown, author of "The Children's Film: Genre, Nation and Narrative"

Debbie Olson’s extensive twenty-two chapter collection The Child in World Cinema assembles a range of international scholars to examine representations of children and childhood across the globe. The work importantly extends study on Western media about children and youth to encompass the child image in non-Western cinemas, these spanning from South America, through India to New Zealand. Moving away from Western perceptions of childhood, the broad coverage of this volume not only addresses on-screen culture-specific issues in its subjects of study, including, for example, the one-child policy in China and child abandonment in Japan, but also historical traumas that have shaped portrayals of childhood. The insightful and detailed analyses comprising this anthology make a comprehensive, thorough and significant contribution to international scholarship on children and childhood in cinema and will be invaluable to scholars of child and youth representation, Third World Cinemas, and Childhood Studies. -- Fran Pheasant-Kelly, University of Wolverhamption
--This text refers to the hardcover edition.

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B079C89MFM
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Lexington Books (Feb. 19 2018)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 7313 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Sticky notes ‏ : ‎ On Kindle Scribe
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 514 pages

About the author

Follow authors to get new release updates, plus improved recommendations.
Brief content visible, double tap to read full content.
Full content visible, double tap to read brief content.

Debbie Olson, PhD, is Associate Professor of English at Missouri Valley College, USA. Her research interests include images of African American and African children in film and television, critical race theory, Cultural Studies, and New Hollywood Cinema. Her academic profile, including CV and list of publications, can be found at Academica.edu. Ms. Olson is also the editor in chief of Red Feather Journal, an International Journal of Children in Popular Culture (www.redfeatherjournal.org).

Customer reviews

5 star (0%) 0%
4 star (0%) 0%
3 star (0%) 0%
2 star (0%) 0%
1 star (0%) 0%

No customer reviews

Report an issue

Does this item contain inappropriate content?
Do you believe that this item violates a copyright?
Does this item contain quality or formatting issues?