|Edition description:||Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015|
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About the Author
Katie Wright is an Australian Research Council Fellow (DECRA) and lecturer at the University of Melbourne. Her major research interests concern the role and effects of psychological knowledges and therapeutic discourses in social change, cultural life, and educational contexts. Current research projects include a study of public inquiries into childhood maltreatment, a cultural history of adolescence and schooling, and an investigation of past and present understandings of youth mental health and wellbeing. Recent publications include The Rise of the Therapeutic Society: Psychological Knowledge & the Contradictions of Cultural Change (2011).
Julie McLeod is Professor, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, and an Australian Research Council Future Fellow (2012-2016). She is Deputy Director of the Melbourne Social Equity Institute and an editor of the journal Gender and Education. Her research areas include gender and education, social inequalities, youth identity, and curriculum history. She is currently working on a history of adolescence and citizenship education (1930s-1970s), a history of school design and pedagogical innovation and a new project is on youth identity and educational inequality since 1950. Recent books include Researching Social Change; Qualitative Approaches (2009), and Making Modern Lives: Subjectivity, Schooling and Social Change (2006).
Table of Contents
1. Inventing youth wellbeing
Julie McLeod & Katie Wright
2. To be well is to be not unwell: The new battleground inside our children’s heads
3. Vulnerability and wellbeing in educational settings: The implications of a therapeutic approach to social justice
4. The limits of wellbeing
Johanna Wyn, Hernan Cuervo & Evelina Landstedt
5. Constructions of young women’s health and wellbeing in neoliberal times: A case study of the HPV vaccination program in Australia
Kellie Burns & Cristyn Davies
6. Young people, sexual pleasure and sexual health services: What happens when “good sex” is bad for your health?
7. “I’d just cut myself to kill the pain”: Seeing sense in young women’s self-injury
8. Rethinking role-play for health and wellbeing: Creating a pedagogy of possibility
9. 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 Ooi
11. Happiness, wellbeing and self-esteem: Public feelings and educational projects
12. From targeted interventions to universal approaches: Historicizing wellbeing