The doll and pedagogic mediation: teaching children to fear the ‘other’

@article{Addison2008TheDA,
  title={The doll and pedagogic mediation: teaching children to fear the ‘other’},
  author={Nicholas Addison},
  journal={Sex Education},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={263 - 276}
}
The present paper explores the ways in which non‐heteronormative sexual identities are represented and made to appear ‘other’ and potentially abject within North‐American and British pedagogic cultures, and how this regime of representation affects the development and construction of sexualities in the young. Taking Bourdieu's concepts of habitus and bodily hexis as structural starting points, I draw on Butler's theoretical work to examine how gender is represented and regulated through… Expand
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