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Education and young peoples’ anticipated futures in times of cruel optimism

Zipin, Lew and Dumenden, Iris E (2014) Education and young peoples’ anticipated futures in times of cruel optimism. In: Contemporary Issues of Equity in Education. Gannon, S and Sawyer, W, eds. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 215 - 230.

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Abstract

In this chapter, we take up Worsham’s call to attend to particular social-structural positioning, in presenting and analysing data drawn from four focus groups with Year 9 students in a high school in the relatively low SES western suburbs of Melbourne, Australia.

Item Type: Book Section
Edition: 1st
ISBN: 9781443863322
Uncontrolled Keywords: work insecurity; pathways curricula; Melbourne; pessimism; emotional ground tones; structures of feeling; work futures; youth; schools; performative curriculum; generational distinctions; generations; social conditions
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
FOR Classification > 1608 Sociology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Education
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2015 22:04
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2016 01:54
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/26331
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