Pedagogical Possibilities: Engaging Cultural Rules of Emotion

This study draws on multicultural feminist theories to examine the integral role of emotions as a site of knowledge in the complex social dynamics of a heterogeneous group of graduate students in education. Within a pedagogy of (dis)comfort and a pedagogy of challenge, four prevalent patterns of emotional selectivity reveal how emotions as a site of knowledge create possibilities of change and transformation as well as the maintenance of the status quo of educational inequalities.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: January 26, 2009 ID Number: 15499, Date Accessed: 8/6/2020 9:46:32 PM

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