Teaching with Love: A Feminist Approach to Early Childhood Education

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Peter Lang Pub., Jan 1, 1997 - Education - 190 pages
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Teachers commonly talk about loving their students, yet no effort has been made to explore the powerful educational potential inherent in these loving feelings. Teaching with Love breaks new ground by paying careful, scholarly attention to the nature, the scope, the dimensions, and the variety of teacherly love. In a highly readable narrative that builds on the feminist notion of an ethic of care and draws from the fields of psychology and women's studies, this book examines and analyzes the experiences of two primary grade teachers as they set about trying to create and enact a vision of early childhood education centered around loving relationships.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Why Love?
7
Living Loving Teaching
37
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Lisa Goldstein is the author of seven widely acclaimed novels, including "The Dream Years, A Mask for the General, Strange Devices of the Sun and Moon, Tourists, Summer King, Winter Fool, "and "Dark Cities Underground," as well as numerous works of short fiction, recently collected in the anthology "Travellers in Magic," Goldstein lives in Oakland, California.

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