The contributors to this volume present challenging ways of applying critical ideas and theoretical frameworks to the crucial issues that surround youth and the cultures they inhabit as evidenced in their literature, magazines, computer games, films, television programs, popular music, and fashion.In the most recent vol ume, Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants (2000), the two young heroes, George and Harold, change the letters around in a school sign so that the sign reads aquot;Please Dona#39;t Fart in a Diaper.aquot; When ... aquot;A JOKE?! ! ?aquot; yelled Mr. Krupp. aquot;Do you boys think thata#39;s funny? ??aquot; George and Harold thought for a moment. ... irritated, and sometimes even outrage (hence the loud capitalized exclamatory speech of the punningly named Mr. Krupp).
|Author||:||Kerry Mallan, Sharyn Pearce|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 2003-01-01|