Diagnosing 'Disorderly' Children by Valerie Harwood
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Diagnosing 'Disorderly' Children
By Valerie Harwood

Diagnosing 'Disorderly' Children

A Critique of Behaviour Disorder Discourses

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Diagnosing 'Disorderly' Children by Valerie Harwood

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Based on the author's in-depth research with children diagnosed with behavioural difficulties, this book provides a thorough critique of today's practices, examining: * the traditional analyses of behavioural disorders and the making of disorderly children * the influence of the 'expert knowledge' on behavioural disorders and its influence on schools, communities and new generations of teachers * the effect of discourses of mental disorder on children and young people * the increasing medicalisation of young children with drugs such as Ritalin. This book offers an innovative and accessible analysis of a critical issue facing schools and society today, using Foucaultian notions to pose critical questions of the practices that make children disorderly. Rich in case studies and interviews with children and young people, it will make fascinating reading for students, academics and researchers working in the field of education, inclusion, educational psychology, sociology and youth studies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415342872
ISBN-10: 0415342872
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Pages: 184
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Examines the traditional analyses of behavioural disorders and the making of disorderly children, and the influence of the 'expert knowledge' on behavioural disorders and its influence on schools, communities and new generations of teachers. It is for students, academics and researchers working in the field of education, inclusion, and more.

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