The construction of the ideal pupil – teacher training as a discursive and governing practice

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Sjöberg, Lena (2014)
  • Publisher: Education Inquiry
  • Journal: Education Inquiry (issn: 2000-4508, eissn: 2000-4508)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/edui.v5.23136
  • Subject: the competent child; policy; governmentality; discourses; performativity

In this article Foucault’s theoretical concept of governmentality is used to scrutinise the ways in which the ideal pupil is constructed, governed and positioned in and through teacher training in Sweden. The analysis focuses on the construction of subject positions as ... View more
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