Rethinking Youth Wellbeing: Critical Perspectives

Author:   Katie Wright ,  Julie McLeod
Publisher:   Springer Verlag, Singapore
Edition:   2015 ed.
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Pages:   222
Publication Date:   14 November 2014
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Katie Wright ,  Julie McLeod
Publisher:   Springer Verlag, Singapore
Imprint:   Springer Verlag, Singapore
Edition:   2015 ed.
Dimensions:   Width: 15.50cm , Height: 1.40cm , Length: 23.50cm
Weight:   4.794kg
ISBN:  

9789812871879


ISBN 10:   981287187
Pages:   222
Publication Date:   14 November 2014
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
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1. Inventing youth wellbeing Julie McLeod & Katie Wright 2. To be well is to be not unwell: The new battleground inside our children's heads Linda Graham 3. Vulnerability and wellbeing in educational settings: The implications of a therapeutic approach to social justice Kathryn Ecclestone 4. The limits of wellbeing Johanna Wyn, Hernan Cuervo & Evelina Landstedt 5. Constructions of young women's health and wellbeing in neoliberal times: A case study of the HPV vaccination program in Australia Kellie Burns & Cristyn Davies 6. Young people, sexual pleasure and sexual health services: What happens when good sex is bad for your health? Ester McGeeney 7. I'd just cut myself to kill the pain : Seeing sense in young women's self-injury Kathryn Daley 8. Rethinking role-play for health and wellbeing: Creating a pedagogy of possibility Helen Cahill 9. Wellbeing and schools: Exploring the normative dimensions Amy Chapman 10. Social-emotional learning: Promotion of youth wellbeing in Singapore schools Chong Wan Har and Lee Boon Ooi 11. Happiness, wellbeing and self-esteem: Public feelings and educational projects Julie McLeod 12. From targeted interventions to universal approaches: Historicizing wellbeing Katie Wright

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Katie Wright is an Australian Research Council Fellow (DECRA) and lecturer at the University of Melbourne. Her major research interests concern the role and effects of psychological knowledges and therapeutic discourses in social change, cultural life, and educational contexts. Current research projects include a study of public inquiries into childhood maltreatment, a cultural history of adolescence and schooling, and an investigation of past and present understandings of youth mental health and wellbeing. Recent publications include The Rise of the Therapeutic Society: Psychological Knowledge & the Contradictions of Cultural Change (2011). Julie McLeod is Professor, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, and an Australian Research Council Future Fellow (2012-2016). She is Deputy Director of the Melbourne Social Equity Institute and an editor of the journal Gender and Education. Her research areas include gender and education, social inequalities, youth identity, and curriculum history. She is currently working on a history of adolescence and citizenship education (1930s-1970s), a history of school design and pedagogical innovation and a new project is on youth identity and educational inequality since 1950. Recent books include Researching Social Change; Qualitative Approaches (2009), and Making Modern Lives: Subjectivity, Schooling and Social Change (2006).

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