On the Return of Love and Childhood

On the Return of Love and Childhood

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415952064
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/01/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Gail Masuchika Boldt, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the College of Education at the University of Iowa. She teaches courses on theories of identity and representation, Foucault and education, media education and children's popular culture, methods of elementary language arts, and methods of elementary reading.
Paula M. Salvio, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Education at the University of New Hampshire. She teaches courses on literacy education, the teaching of writing, writing and performance, curriculum theory, and the philosophy of education.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Introduction to the Interludes Interlude 1: Scenes of Love and Control: Born Into Brothels. I Love Them To Death. Savage Inequalities Indeed: Irrationality and Urban School Reform Interlude 2: Scenes from The Black Couch: Dottie Gets Spanked. On the Vicissitudes of Love and Hate: Anne Sexton’s Pedagogy of Loss and Reparation. Mother Love’s Education. Interlude 3. The Painful Politics of Love and History. Transnational Adoptions and Queer Diasporas. Parenting and the Narcisstic Demands of Whiteness. Interlude 4: The Child’s Question Sigmund Freud, Melanie Klein and Little Oedipus: On the Pleasures and Disappointments of Sexual Enlightenment. On Knowing and Desiring Children: The Significance of the Unthought Known Interlude 5: Curriculum and the Erotics of Learning. Romantic Research: Why We Love to Read. Reading, Writing and the Wrath of My Father. Love in the Classroom: Desire and Transference in Teaching and Learning. About the Contributors

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