Learning to Be an Individual - Jung, Hyang Jin
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Learning to Be an Individual delves into how the ideology of individualism shapes American personhood by examining socialization during early adolescence. As an anthropological study, it painstakingly analyzes the workings of American cultural conceptions of self, person, and emotion in the minute details of everyday school life. In so doing, it draws attention to a crucial, yet often overlooked, aspect of schooling: affective education. It also points out how emotion is deeply involved in morality politics in American education and society. This is a book that needs to be read by anyone interested in the role of individualism in public education.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Learning to Be an Individual delves into how the ideology of individualism shapes American personhood by examining socialization during early adolescence. As an anthropological study, it painstakingly analyzes the workings of American cultural conceptions of self, person, and emotion in the minute details of everyday school life. In so doing, it draws attention to a crucial, yet often overlooked, aspect of schooling: affective education. It also points out how emotion is deeply involved in morality politics in American education and society. This is a book that needs to be read by anyone interested in the role of individualism in public education.
  • Produktdetails
  • Adolescent Cultures, School, and Society .41
  • Verlag: Peter Lang Ltd. International Academic Publishers
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 68655
  • Neuausg.
  • Erscheinungstermin: 9. Februar 2007
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 228mm x 151mm x 15mm
  • Gewicht: 280g
  • ISBN-13: 9780820486550
  • ISBN-10: 0820486558
  • Artikelnr.: 23075351
Autorenporträt
The Author: Hyang Jin Jung is Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Seoul National University, South Korea. She received her Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Minnesota and was awarded a Spencer Dissertation Fellowship (2000-2001).
Rezensionen
"Those of us interested in adolesents (and who isn't?) are happy to see this book. It is broad in scope and well informed." (George D. Spindler, Professor of Anthropology and of Education, Emeritus Stanford University)