Possible Selves and Higher Education: New Interdisciplinary Insights

Possible Selves and Higher Education: New Interdisciplinary Insights


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138098039
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/04/2018
Series: Research into Higher Education Series
Pages: 170
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Holly Henderson is an ESRC-funded doctoral researcher at the School of Education, University of Birmingham, UK.

Jacqueline Stevenson is Professor of Education Research and Head of Research at the Sheffield Institute of Education, Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

Ann-Marie Bathmaker is Professor of Vocational and Higher Education at the University of Birmingham, UK and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Development Studies, University of the Free State, South Africa.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why Possible Selves and Higher Education? Section 1: Theorising Possible Selves Chapter 2: Potentials and Challenges when Using possible Selves in Studies of Student Motivation Chapter 3: Borrowed Time: A Sociological Theorisation of Possible Selves and Educational Subjectivities Chapter 4: Extending the Analytical Scope of Theories of ‘Possible Selves’ Section 2: Using the Possible Selves Concept Empirically Chapter 5: A Discursive Approach to Understanding the Role of Educators’ Possible Selves in Widening Students’ Participation in Classroom Interaction: Language Teachers’ Sense Making as ‘Acts of Imagination’ Chapter 6: Shaping Possible Selves: The Role of Family in Constructing Higher Education Futures for Students with Dyslexia Chapter 7: Unintended Imaginings: The Difficult Dimensions of Possible Selves Chapter 8: Transitions from Higher Education to Employment among Recent graduates in England: Unequal Changes of Achieving Desired Possible Selves Chapter 9: Imagining a Future: Refugee Women, Possible Selves and Higher Education

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