bookcontroversy

Hong Kong textbook stereotypes races by physical attributes, lives and jobs

2 updated news – A controversy over Hong Kong textbooks.

Outrage over primary school textbook that asks pupils to ‘match the races’

– ‘Many offended’ by books that ask primary pupils to identify physical characteristics of different races and match them to likely jobs

Publisher insists controversial textbooks ‘promote racial harmony’

– Company behind primary school series featuring ethnic minorities in stereotypical jobs dismisses claims it was discriminating