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Privilege, agency and affect : understanding the production and effects of action

Author: Claire Maxwell; Peter Aggleton
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
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Drawing on a range of theoretical perspectives and engaging with new empirical evidence from around the world, this collection examines how privilege, agency and affect are linked, and where  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Maxwell; Peter Aggleton
ISBN: 9781137292629 1137292628 1137292636 9781137292636
OCLC Number: 875055699
Description: pages cm
Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Privilege, Agency and Affect - Understanding the Production and Effects of Action; Claire Maxwell and Peter Aggleton PART I: PRIVILEGE, EMOTIONS AND REPRODUCTION THROUGH ELITE EDUCATION 3. The Libidinal Economy of the Globalising Elite School Market; Jane Kenway, Johannah Fahey and Aaron Koh 4. The Sense of Entitlement; Ruben Gaztambide-Fernandez, Kate Cairns and Chandni Desai 5. Elite School Capitals and Girls' Schooling: Understanding The (Re)production of Privilege through a Habitus of 'Assuredness'; Joan Forbes and Bob Lingard PART II: AGENCY AND AFFECT IN AND THROUGH HIGHER EDUCATION 6. The Space of Academia: Privilege, Agency and the Erasure of Affect; Sue Clegg 7. Institutional Accountability and Intellectual Authority: Unconscious Fantasies and Fragile Identifications in Contemporary Academic Practice; Claudia Lapping 8. Privilege, Agency and Affect in the Academy: Who Do You Think You Are?; Valerie Hey PART III: PRIVILEGE, DOMINANCE AND HIERARCHY BETWEEN FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES 9. 'Mumsnetiquette': Online Affect within Parenting Culture; Tracey Jensen 10. Regenerational Selves and Regional 'Resilience': Agency, Entitlement and Privilege in the North East of England; Yvette Taylor PART IV: AGENCY, PRIVILEGE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE 11. The White Middle Classes and Urban Comprehensive Schools: Ambivalences and Anxieties of Privilege; Diane Reay 12. Negotiating Privilege through Social Justice Efforts; Adam Howard 13. Gender on Class Journeys; Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen PART V: END NOTES 14. Feeling Rules, Atmospheres and Affective Practice: Some Reflections on the Analysis of Emotional Episodes; Margaret Wetherell 15. Privileging and Affecting Agency; Laura M. Ahearn 16. Privilege, Agency and Affect - Moving Further Debate; Claire Maxwell and Peter Aggleton
Responsibility: [edited by] Claire Maxwell, Institute of Education, University of London, UK, Peter Aggleton The University of New South Wales, Australia.
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