|Titre||The First R: How Children Learn Race and Racism|
|Maisons d'édition||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc|
|Place of Publication||Lanham, Maryland.|
|Sujet||Education; Early Childhood; Social interaction in children; Prejudices in children; Child development|
Following the style of Piaget, this ethnographic study attempts to peer into the minds of pre-schoolers to uncover when and how children begin to conceptualise 'race' and absorb racist attitudes. The book includes a combination of anecdotes, analysis and data to support arguments. Van Ausdale and Feagin look at power relations between children; the organisation of playgroups and the use of racial-ethnic distinction groups to define the self and the other as tools for analysis. A full bibliographic reference and information on the authors is also included.