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Sagostundens tidlösa rum?: En litteraturanalys av metodhandboken Magiska Fingrar: sagostunder för dagens barn
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of ALM.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this two years master´s thesis in Archive, Library and Information Museum science is to examine the ideas about children and childhood which have an influence on the storytime at public libraries. The material on which this thesis is based, is a methodbook which is aimed to develop the storytimes and those picture books that are recommend in the methodbook. The theoretical points of departure are discourse analysis and childhood sociology. The concepts of being and becoming are frequently used when analyzing the methodbook. Other theoretical points of departure are the combination of narratologi, semiotics and hermeneutics, which are also used when analyzing the picture books.

The result indicates that the storytime, recommended in the methodbook, is based on the idea of a timeless culture of childhood - where the "modern child" including the media used today - is left out. Concepts as nostalgia and pedagogy are tightly connected. The childhood as it appears in the storytime is a locked pedagogical room. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 57 p.
Uppsatser inom biblioteks- & informationsvetenskap, ISSN 1650-4267 ; 659
Keyword [en]
Public services (libraries), childrens libraries, children, books and reading
Keyword [sv]
Folkbibliotek, barnbibliotek, sagostund, barn och böcker
National Category
Information Studies
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-253414Local ID: 659OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-253414DiVA: diva2:814426
Subject / course
Library and Information Science
Available from: 2015-05-28 Created: 2015-05-27 Last updated: 2015-05-28Bibliographically approved

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