Entertaining Children

The Participation of Youth in the Entertainment Industry

  • Editors
  • Gillian Arrighi
  • Victor Emeljanow

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History book series (PSTPH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Setting the Scene: An Introduction

    1. Gillian Arrighi, Victor Emeljanow
      Pages 1-11
  3. Terms of Engagement

  4. By Children/for Children

  5. Global Perspectives

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 235-251

About this book


Children have been exploited as performers and wooed energetically as consumers throughout history. These essays offer scholarly investigations into the employment and participation of children in the entertainment industry with examples drawn from historical and contemporary contexts.


education theatre youth

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