What we feel and what we do: emotional capital in early childhood work

@inproceedings{Andrew2015WhatWF,
  title={What we feel and what we do: emotional capital in early childhood work},
  author={Yarrow Andrew},
  year={2015}
}
The ancient Greeks articulated three types of knowledge, episteme, techne and phronesis. Education has emphasised two of these – ‘pure’ knowledge and technical skills – while neglecting the latter. Within early childhood a key aspect of phronesis – practical wisdom – is emotion work, and its impact on the well-being of educators. Taking a sociological approach to emotions within early childhood reveals how these are shaped by issues of gender, social class and other dimensions of inequality… CONTINUE READING