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Navridi, Evanthia; Navridis, Klimis; Midgley, Nick – Early Child Development and Care, 2012
Parent-toddler groups constitute a primary intervention programme whose target is to support and encourage the parent-toddler relationship. Toddlerhood is a developmental period when major, crucial changes take place regarding how children function, as well as their relationship to their parents (especially to their mother). The present paper…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Parents, Foreign Countries, Parent Child Relationship
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Peers, Chris – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2014
Chris Peers begins his response to Jim Mackenzie's article, "Peers on Socrates and Plato" by asking "What is the 'masculine imaginary?'" Peers defines the term "imaginary" as it is applied in his article, "Freud, Plato and Irigaray: A Morpho-Logic of Teaching and Learning" (2012) and draws…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Psychotherapy, History, Teachers
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Wharram, C. C. – Educational Theory, 2014
In this essay C. C. Wharram argues that Terence's concept of translation as a form of "contamination" anticipates recent developments in philosophy, ecology, and translation studies. Placing these divergent fields of inquiry into dialogue enables us read Terence's well-known statement "I am a human being--I deem nothing…
Descriptors: Translation, Philosophy, Ecology, Humanism
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Onchwari, Grace; Onchwari, Jacqueline Ariri; Keengwe, Jared – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2008
Immigrant children are an under-researched yet a steadily growing group. It is therefore compelling for practitioners to understand challenges these children are likely to encounter in the classroom so as to effectively meet their needs. In this article various theoretical perspectives of prominent child development theories are analyzed in an…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Child Development, Ethnic Diversity, Young Children
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Krek, Janez – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2015
We establish the thesis that in moral education, particularly in the first years of the child's development, unreflexive acts or "unreflexiveness" in certain behaviours of adults is a condition for the development of the personality structure and virtues that enable autonomous ethical reflection and a relation to the Other. With the…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Reflection, Adults, Child Development
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Flynn, Denis; Skogstad, Helga – Journal of Child Psychotherapy, 2006
This paper presents a detailed theoretical discussion of destructive narcissism in relation to Freud and Rosenfeld and later theorists. In destructive narcissism, the destructiveness is itself idealised and overrides "the vital functions which serve the purpose of self-preservation" (Freud, S., 1914, "On narcissism" S.E. 14: 87)--a feature which…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Personality Problems, Psychiatry, Self Destructive Behavior
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Juelskjaer, Malou; Staunaes, Dorthe; Ratner, Helene – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2013
This article explores how the affective "set-up" of Freud's legendary couch has been exported into modern education relations. The so-called psy-sciences from pedagogy, psychology, and psychiatry have informed self-management in school. Managing self-management has a material-affective dimension. Through affective encounters with the…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Learner Engagement, Student Behavior, Foreign Countries
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Batra, Sunil – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2013
How do schooling years impact children's lives, in rural and urban settings? Why do some children have lower self-esteem than others? What kinds of conflicts do adolescents experience in their search for identity? Why are some teachers able to understand the importance of ensuring the well-being of children while others do not? Does the emotional…
Descriptors: Child Development, Individual Development, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Doughty, Howard A. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2014
The historical failures of Marxism in the twentieth-century came in three forms: the inability to account for the rise of fascism and Nazism; the establishment of authoritarian regimes where "communist" revolutions had occurred, largely in pre-industrial societies from barely post-feudal Russia to peasant-based China and…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Educational Practices, Community Colleges, Marxian Analysis
Wagner, Elaine – Online Submission, 2010
Teaching literature from a psychological perspective provides a basis for the study and analysis of human motivation and behavior, as psychology and literature make mutual contributions to the study of both disciplines. Melancholia is a recurring theme in the novels of Dick Francis, and the first-person accounts of despair and depression are…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Motivation, Psychology, Depression (Psychology)
Miller, David N. – Communique, 2010
Anniversaries are appropriate times for reflecting on the past and planning for the future, and in this 100th anniversary year of Sigmund Freud's famous group meeting--a meeting among a large group of prominent mental health professionals that provides a useful marker and arguable "starting point" for contemporary youth suicide prevention efforts,…
Descriptors: Prevention, School Psychologists, Mental Health Workers, Public Health
Ravenscroft, Lesley – Psychology Teaching Review, 2012
This paper presents some possibilities for applying the linguistic and psychological theories of two dialogists, Mikhail Bakhtin and Jacques Lacan, to the classroom. There is a short summary of how the two theories may interact with each other and then a discussion of their two opposing views of identity formation. Bakhtin was a Russian, coming…
Descriptors: Models, Educational Change, Psychology, Foreign Countries
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Martin, Paddy – Journal of Child Psychotherapy, 2012
This paper will look at work carried out with asylum-seeking families and children within a hospital paediatric setting, exploring theories that can help us to understand how highly traumatic experiences, emotionally and cognitively unprocessed, may become expressed bodily. The case examples will show how these shattered and dislocated patients…
Descriptors: Psychosomatic Disorders, Cultural Context, Grief, Coping
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Elkind, David – American Journal of Play, 2008
Although under attack from some goal-oriented politicians and parents and ofen considered superfluous by school administrators and teachers, free play remains vital to human health and creativity. Contrary to the notion that play should serve utilitarian ends or consist primarily of organized sports, the author makes a case for self-initiated…
Descriptors: Play, Recreational Activities, Psychiatry, Child Development
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Polmear, Caroline – Journal of Child Psychotherapy, 2004
The author reviews the main points in Freud's 1917 paper "Mourning and Melancholia" and relates them to the process of both normal and troubled adolescent development. Using clinical examples she illustrates the ways in which the processes Freud describes in melancholia operate in some disturbed adolescents such that instead of mourning the lost…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Grief, Depression (Psychology), Self Concept
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