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A tale of two childhoods : the virtual child and the real child in Romania, 1970s and 1980s

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dc.contributor.author Visan, Laura. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-04T14:55:07Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-04T14:55:07Z
dc.date.issued 2006-11-04T14:55:07Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10464/2795
dc.description.abstract This thesis deals with the everyday use of propaganda in Romania, between 1971 and 1989. It explores the way in which the propaganda discourse of the Romanian Communist Party was disseminated through popular culture artifacts targeting children: Pioneers' magazines, textbooks, Almanacs and moralizing stories. These artifacts configured the image of a model child, whose preoccupations complied with the requirements of the Romanian Communist Party and communicated a set of recommended practices, to be followed by Romanian children. At the same time, the thesis incorporates the response of the actual children to these desirable practices, and implicitly, their response to state propaganda. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Brock University en_US
dc.subject Children in popular culture--Romania. en_US
dc.subject Propaganda, Communist--Romania. en_US
dc.subject Communism and literature--Romania. en_US
dc.subject Children--Romania. en_US
dc.title A tale of two childhoods : the virtual child and the real child in Romania, 1970s and 1980s en_US
dc.type Electronic Thesis or Dissertation en_US
dc.degree.name M.A. Popular Culture en_US
dc.degree.level Masters en_US
dc.contributor.department Popular Culture Program en_US
dc.degree.discipline Faculty of Humanities en_US


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