Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 November 2019

288 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190903954

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Can Big Bird Fight Terrorism?

Children's Television and Globalized Multicultural Education

Naomi A. Moland

  • Examines multicultural education in a non-Western context
  • Discusses an understudied, but hugely influential, non-formal education tool: children's television
  • Explores the conundrums that emerge when the ideals of multiculturalism and peaceful coexistence enter the real world, with its challenging sociopolitical and cultural tensions
  • Critically examines how well-intentioned soft power efforts, designed to build peace and spread American goodwill, play out in different contexts

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