Taking heart: looking beyond fear and blame

Henderson, Robyn (2003) Taking heart: looking beyond fear and blame. Board of Teacher Registration Professional Exchange, 10. p. 7.


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Every day we are bombarded by media messages that suggest we are living in a climate of fear. Recently, a range of new fears – of terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, war and refugees – have joined the old ones that surface regularly – fear of crime, unemployment, illiteracy, family breakdown and so on. Not only does everyone seem to have an opinion, but there are some pretty strong stories of blame in circulation.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:07
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:44
Uncontrolled Keywords: deficit discourses, stories of blame, normative views, social practices
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160809 Sociology of Education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2485

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