Bernstein, body pedagogies and the corporeal device

Evans, John, Davies, Brian and Rich, Emma (2008). Bernstein, body pedagogies and the corporeal device. In: Fifth Basil Bernstein Symposium: Symposium papers. Fifth Basil Bernstein Symposium, Cardiff, Wales, (1-18). 9-12 July 2008.

Author Evans, John
Davies, Brian
Rich, Emma
Title of paper Bernstein, body pedagogies and the corporeal device
Conference name Fifth Basil Bernstein Symposium
Conference location Cardiff, Wales
Conference dates 9-12 July 2008
Proceedings title Fifth Basil Bernstein Symposium: Symposium papers
Publication Year 2008
Sub-type Fully published paper
Start page 1
End page 18
Total pages 18
Language eng
Abstract/Summary Bernstein's work provides magnificent insight into the way in which children’s identities are fashioned by the 'pedagogic device' as it regulates and shapes the interplay of social interactions in work, family and schools and, subsequently, the identities of adults and children. He was rather less concerned to document how such processes are literally ‘embodied’ at the intersection of biology and culture. This paper illustrates how some of Bernstein's key concepts, especially, the ‘pedagogic device' can be used to locate individuals as corporeal (flesh and blood, thinking, feeling, hurting, pleasure seeking) entities, presences in time and space that may be damaged or enriched by education practices and schooling.
Subjects 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
Keyword Basil Bernstein
Pedagogic devices
Q-Index Code EX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code

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