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At a time of growing evidence of racism across many countries and cultures Creating an Anti-Racist Culture in the Early Years will help those working with young children recognise racism, name it for what it is and help their young pupils understand that difference is nothing to be feared.
Drawing on both personal research and established theory, Smidt includes examples of anti-racist practice from real life and in literature, looks at how racism is acquired and cites examples of people who have spoken or acted against racism through the centuries.
She emphasises how and why it is essential to develop multicultural education into anti-racist education and why it’s so important to go beyond the mere celebration of differences in cultures. This indispensable resource also addresses:
Creating an Anti-Racist Culture in the Early Years is an indispensable resource for all early years practitioners and students of early childhood education who believe in creating more equitable opportunities for all of our young children.
Chapter 1: Let’s talk about … racism.
Chapter 2: Let’s talk about …bad-mouthing
Chapter 3: Let’s talk about …leaving someone out or
Chapter 4: Let’s talk about …understanding people who are different from
Chapter 5: Let’s talk about … negative messages
Chapter 6: Let’s talk about … what a setting can do about
Chapter 7: Let’s talk about … how to develop an anti-racist
Chapter 8: Let’s talk about … our heroes.
Chapter 9: Let’s talk about …. challenging racism in the