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  1. The Impact of New Health Imperatives on Educational Policy and Schooling

    Edited by Jan Wright, Valerie Harwood

    Currently a great deal of public discourse around health is on the assumed relationship between childhood inactivity, young people’s diets, and a putative steep rise in obesity. Children and young people are increasingly being identified as a population at ‘risk’ in relation to these health...

    To Be Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Psychopathology at School

    Theorizing mental disorders in education

    By Valerie Harwood, Julie Allan

    Series: Theorizing Education

    Psychopathology at School provides a timely response to concerns about the rising numbers of children whose behaviour is recognised and understood as a medicalised condition, rather than simply as poor behaviour caused by other factors. It is the first scholarly analysis of psychopathology which...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Biopolitics and the 'Obesity Epidemic'

    Governing Bodies

    Edited by Jan Wright, Valerie Harwood

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    Biopolitics and the ‘Obesity Epidemic’ is the first edited collection of critical perspectives on the 'obesity epidemic.' The volume provides a comprehensive discussion of current issues in the critical analysis of health, obesity and society, and the impact of obesity discourses on different...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Diagnosing 'Disorderly' Children

    A critique of behaviour disorder discourses

    By Valerie Harwood

    Based on the author's in-depth research with children diagnosed with behavioural difficulties, this book provides a thorough critique of today's practices, examining: the traditional analyses of behavioural disorders and the making of disorderly children the influence of the 'expert knowledge' on...

    Published December 1st 2005 by Routledge

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