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Rethinking youth wellbeing : critical perspectives

Author: Katie Wright; Julie McLeod
Publisher: Singapore : Springer, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
This volume offers a critical rethinking of the construct of youth wellbeing, stepping back from taken-for-granted and psychologically inflected understandings.

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katie Wright; Julie McLeod
ISBN: 9789812871879 981287187X
OCLC Number: 895715271
Description: xi, 222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Inventing youth wellbeing Julie McLeod & Katie Wright2. To be well is to be not unwell: The new battleground inside our children's headsLinda Graham3. Vulnerability and wellbeing in educational settings: The implications of a therapeutic approach to social justice Kathryn Ecclestone4. The limits of wellbeing Johanna Wyn, Hernan Cuervo & Evelina Landstedt5. Constructions of young women's health and wellbeing in neoliberal times: A case study of the HPV vaccination program in Australia Kellie Burns & Cristyn Davies6. Young people, sexual pleasure and sexual health services: What happens when "good sex" is bad for your health? Ester McGeeney7. "I'd just cut myself to kill the pain": Seeing sense in young women's self-injury Kathryn Daley8. Rethinking role-play for health and wellbeing: Creating a pedagogy of possibility Helen Cahill9. 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 Ooi11. Happiness, wellbeing and self-esteem: Public feelings and educational projects Julie McLeod12. From targeted interventions to universal approaches: Historicizing wellbeing Katie Wright
Responsibility: Katie Wright, Julie McLeod, editors, Melbourne Graduate School of Education.


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