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Babies in Boats, Babies in Cages
Babies in Boats, Babies in Cages Susan Honeyman Through analysis of twentieth-century comic strips, adventure stories, youth- authored memoir, and children’s fiction, Susan Honeyman’s forthcoming Perils of Protection: Shipwreck, Orphans, and Children’s Rights highlights protectionist rhetoric, the islanding and “containerizing” of children, and the demand for participatory rights to(read more...)