New World Orders in Contemporary Children’s Literature

Utopian Transformations

  • Authors
  • Clare Bradford
  • Kerry Mallan
  • John Stephens
  • Robyn McCallum

Part of the Critical Approaches to Children's Literature book series (CRACL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Clare Bradford, Kerry Mallan, John Stephens, Robyn McCallum
    Pages 1-10
  3. Clare Bradford, Kerry Mallan, John Stephens, Robyn McCallum
    Pages 11-34
  4. Clare Bradford, Kerry Mallan, John Stephens, Robyn McCallum
    Pages 35-58
  5. Clare Bradford, Kerry Mallan, John Stephens, Robyn McCallum
    Pages 59-78
  6. Clare Bradford, Kerry Mallan, John Stephens, Robyn McCallum
    Pages 79-104
  7. Clare Bradford, Kerry Mallan, John Stephens, Robyn McCallum
    Pages 105-129
  8. Clare Bradford, Kerry Mallan, John Stephens, Robyn McCallum
    Pages 130-153
  9. Clare Bradford, Kerry Mallan, John Stephens, Robyn McCallum
    Pages 154-181
  10. Clare Bradford, Kerry Mallan, John Stephens, Robyn McCallum
    Pages 182-185
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 186-207

About this book

Introduction

This book demonstrates how contemporary children's texts draw on utopian and dystopian tropes in their projections of possible futures. The authors explore the ways in which children's texts respond to social change and global politics. The book argues that children's texts are crucially implicated in shaping the values of their readers.

Keywords

children children''s literature culture family nature politics social change transformation Utopia

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