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The vision of children in Swedish compulsory school curricula, 1969-2011

Bosseldal, Ingrid LU (2014) NERA 42nd Congress, 2014
Abstract
Views of children and childhood are often closely related to discourses on how children should be treated. This relation between images of the child and discourses on treatment is more or less obvious in for example law, parenthood and education.
In this paper I will present the figures of thoughts of children in the Swedish curriculums for the compulsory school, between the years of 1969 and 2011.
The analyze is built upon Johan Asplunds concept figure of thought. According to Asplund a figure of thought is an impression with a material base and underlying the discourses. By uncover the figure of thoughts in the curriculums my aim is to make visible how images of the child is used to legitimize a certain kind of treatment of... (More)
Views of children and childhood are often closely related to discourses on how children should be treated. This relation between images of the child and discourses on treatment is more or less obvious in for example law, parenthood and education.
In this paper I will present the figures of thoughts of children in the Swedish curriculums for the compulsory school, between the years of 1969 and 2011.
The analyze is built upon Johan Asplunds concept figure of thought. According to Asplund a figure of thought is an impression with a material base and underlying the discourses. By uncover the figure of thoughts in the curriculums my aim is to make visible how images of the child is used to legitimize a certain kind of treatment of the child and, eventually, vice versa.

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Från människa till medborgare : Barnet i skolans styrdokument 1969-2011
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Curriculum studies, Johan Asplund, figures of thought,compulsory school
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NERA 42nd Congress, 2014
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Lillehammer, Norway
conference dates
2014-03-05 - 2014-03-07
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English
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