Male, Mad and Muddleheaded: The portrayal of academics in children’s books is shockingly narrow

“Academics in children’s picture books tend to be elderly, old men, who work in science, called Professor SomethingDumb. Why does this matter? Melissa Terras presents the findings from her two-year search on the representation of academics and argues these portrayals should be challenged …” (more)

[Impact of Social Sciences, 14 February]

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