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Märchen im Dienst der Kriminalprävention
Fairy Tales in the Service of Crime Prevention

Author(s): Ewelina Kamińska-Ossowska
Subject(s): Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Studies of Literature, German Literature, Philology, Theory of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: modern fairy tale; modern dangers; criminal activity on the internet
Summary/Abstract: The article examines texts from the brochure "Es war einmal … das Internet. 5 moderne Märchen über 5 moderne Problembereiche" (2015), published by the Swiss Crime Prevention SKP. This essay attempts to show the specifics of these texts, their connection with traditional fairy tales and with the processes of social modernisation, their intended function, and how they can influence and warn children of modern dangers.

  • Page Range: 223-236
  • Page Count: 14
  • Publication Year: 2021
  • Language: English, German