Don't Touch!: The Educational Story of a Panic

Don't Touch!: The Educational Story of a Panic

by Heather Piper, Ian Stronach
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415420075

ISBN-13: 9780415420075

Pub. Date: 07/05/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Don't Touch! is the first book in the UK to explore the problems involved in 'touching' children in an educational environment. The book uses real-life examples taken from ground-breaking research into the mentality of today's risk culture, and highlights a maddening state of affairs in which ordinary well-meaning professionals feel they cannot offer even very young…  See more details below

Overview

Don't Touch! is the first book in the UK to explore the problems involved in 'touching' children in an educational environment. The book uses real-life examples taken from ground-breaking research into the mentality of today's risk culture, and highlights a maddening state of affairs in which ordinary well-meaning professionals feel they cannot offer even very young children basic levels of comforting or affection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415420075
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/05/2008
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1 Problematics of touching 1

2 Relationships: ethics committees and research Catherine Scott Scott, Catherine 12

3 The Criminal Records Bureau: policing access to children 23

4 Guidelines and dangerous bodies: the half-closed door 36

5 Saving touch: private parts and public wholes 48

6 Case study: early years settings 68

7 Case study: primary and junior schools Helen Lawson Lawson, Helen 86

8 Case study: secondary schools Helen Bowen Bowen, Helen 96

9 Case study: considering disability John Powell Powell, John 108

10 Case study: Summerhill School- an exception to the rule 120

11 Bonfire of the insanities 135

Notes 148

Bibliography 154

Index 163

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