Description - Feeling Power by Megan Boler
This work focuses on the ways emotions are conceived and enacted within educational settings. The author combines a theoretical approach with examples taken from her teaching in order to provide both an insightful and practical guide for teachers and other interested scholars in the field. The book should be of interest to any teacher who has dealt with the pedagogical implications of using emotional material in the psychology of education. Boler draws on feminist theory, pedagogical theory, philosophy, psychoanalysis and cultural studies to explore the complexities of emotion and power. Chapter topics include: emotional literacy, empathy, conscious and unconscious reactions, emotion and the influences of media and technology.
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(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Author Biography - Megan Boler
Virginia Polytechnic University, and has published widely in the areas of cultural studies, feminist studies and philosophy.