Memory, Affective Practice and Teacher Narratives: Researching Emotion in Oral Histories of Educational and Personal Change

@inproceedings{McLeod2016MemoryAP,
  title={Memory, Affective Practice and Teacher Narratives: Researching Emotion in Oral Histories of Educational and Personal Change},
  author={J. McLeod},
  year={2016}
}
This chapter is prompted by a series of oral history interviews with former secondary school teachers who worked in alternative and community schools in Australia during the 1970s. It brings methodological debates about oral history practice and influential arguments concerning the social dimensions and production of memory into dialogue with more recent explorations of the ‘affective turn’, noting in particular the usefulness of the notion of ‘affective practice’. It outlines methodological… Expand
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