3. Children's Developing Conceptions of Race

  1. Stephen M. Quintana and
  2. Clark McKown
  1. Lawrence A. Hirschfeld

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269930.ch3

Handbook of Race, Racism, and the Developing Child

Handbook of Race, Racism, and the Developing Child

How to Cite

Hirschfeld, L. A. (2007) Children's Developing Conceptions of Race, in Handbook of Race, Racism, and the Developing Child (eds S. M. Quintana and C. McKown), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269930.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470043226

Online ISBN: 9781118269930

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Keywords:

  • young child;
  • social category;
  • infants;
  • race;
  • medical care

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Essentialism, Race, and the Young Child

  • The Chicken and Egg of Racial Thinking

  • A Special-Purpose Cognitive Ability for Racial Thinking?

  • What Does This Mean for the Troublesome and Troubling Problem of Race?

  • Conclusion