Sullivan, Anna.

Challenging Dominant Views on Student Behaviour at School : Answering Back. - 1 online resource (198 pages) - eBooks on Demand .

Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Introduction: Why It Is Important to Answer Back -- Introduction -- The Australian Context -- Behaviour in Australian Schools National Summit -- How This Book Is Organised -- References -- Chapter 2: Daring to Disagree About School 'Discipline': An Australian Case Study of a Media-Led Backlash -- Introduction -- Preparing for the National Summit on Behaviour in Australian Schools -- What Happened? -- A Case Study of a Social Media Backlash -- 'Academics are Idiots': Playing the 'Anti-intellectual' Hand -- Creating a False Dichotomy -- Punishment Works -- Summary and Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 3: Understanding and Challenging Dominant Discourses About Student Behaviour at School -- Introduction -- Why Focus on Discourses? -- Evidence of Discourses of Control -- Macro-level Influences -- Micro-level Influences -- The 'Ecology' of the Classroom -- Professional Role Conformity: The Role of Teacher Folklore -- Responsibility and Accountability -- Behavioural Attributions -- 'Answering Back' -- 'We Changed the Conversation from the Deficit View of the Child and Their Family, and the Community': St Xavier's Primary School -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4: Promoting Pedagogies of Engagement in Secondary Schools: Possibilities for Pedagogical Reform -- Taking Context Seriously -- Introducing the Redesigning Pedagogy in the North Project -- Introducing the Idea of the School as a Machine -- The Secondary School as a Context for Constituting Actually Existing Pedagogy -- Logics of School Organisation -- Logics of School Culture -- Logics of Pedagogy -- Working with/against the Secondary School as a Logic Machine -- References -- Chapter 5: Goodbye Mr Chips, Hello Dr Phil? -- Enlisting Inspector Harry Frances Callahan in the School?. The Hidden Injuries of Schooling and the Struggle to Explain Them -- Enlisting the Data -- La Nostalgie N'est Plus Ce Qu'elle Était (Simone Signoret 1978) -- Competitive Individualism and Neo-liberal Schooling -- Taming and Domesticating Inclusion -- Biopolitics and the Management of Student Identities -- Conclusions? Not Yet -- References -- Chapter 6: Rethinking Mis/Behaviour in Schools: From 'Youth as a Problem' to the 'Relational School' -- Introduction -- 'Youth as a Problem': Deficit Thinking and State Intervention Historically -- 'The Problem of Schooling': Institutional Power, Control and Resistance -- Alternative Possibilities: Imagining the 'Relational School' -- Concluding Remarks -- References -- Chapter 7: Reframing 'Behaviour' in Schools: The Role of Recognition in Improving Student Wellbeing -- Introduction -- Understanding Behaviour in Schools -- Introducing the 'Wellbeing in Schools' Study -- Theoretical Interests -- Key Findings -- The Importance of Relationships -- Taking Account of Recognition -- Having a Say -- Misrecognition -- Rethinking Behaviour in the Context of Wellbeing: The Role of Recognition -- Relationships -- Respect and Participation -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8: 'Schoolwork' and 'Teachers': Disaffected Boys Talk About Their Problems with School -- Introduction -- What Do the Kids Say? -- 'Do You Remember When You Began to Dislike School?' -- 'What Happened to Make You Start Disliking School?' -- 'What Do You Like Least About School?' -- 'What Do You Get in Trouble for Most at School?' -- 'Could Your Previous School Have Done Anything Differently?' -- Being Fairer -- Being More Supportive -- Being More Attentive -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 9: Beyond the 'Habits' of 'Punishing, Criticising and Nagging': Fostering Respectful and Socially Just Student Relations Using Critical Pedagogies. Introduction -- The Lost Art of Discipline? -- A Pedagogical Approach -- Rachel's Story -- Respectful Pedagogies -- Critical Pedagogies -- Concluding Discussion -- References -- Chapter 10: Overcoming the 'Hidden Injuries' of Students from Refugee Backgrounds: The Importance of Caring Teacher-Student Relationships -- Introduction -- Background -- Methodology -- Participants -- The Refugee Experience and Schooling in Africa -- 'You Stand Near the Wall and They Hit You with a Big Stick, a Long Stick': Experiences of Discipline and Control at Schools in Africa -- Resettlement Experience and 'Refugee' Education Provision in Australia -- 'Now That I've Come to Australia I Don't Get Hit and I'm Happy for That': Discipline and Student-Teacher Relationships in Australia -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 11: Against the Tide: Enacting Respectful Student Behaviour Polices in 'Zero Tolerance' Times -- Introduction -- The Inadequacies of Logico-deductive Approaches to Policy Implementation -- Policy Work -- The Policy Context -- The Micropolitical Perspective -- The Behaviour at School Study -- Theme 1: Rejecting Deficit Views of Students -- Theme 2: Promoting Core Values -- Theme 3: Emphasising Student Engagement Rather Than Behaviour Management -- Theme 4: Changing the Physical Environment -- Theme 5: Recruiting and Retaining Compatible and Skilled Staff -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 12: 'Answering Back': Some Concluding Thoughts -- Introduction -- What Is Wrong with the Status Quo? -- What Maintains the Status Quo? -- Dominant Discourses -- False Assumptions -- Deficit Thinking -- Medicalising Behaviour -- 'Schoolwork' -- The 'Habits' of Schooling -- Quick-Fix Solutions -- What Can Be Done to Challenge the Status Quo? -- Conclusion -- References -- Index.


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