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Learning to Labor with Feeling: Class, Gender, and Emotion in Childcare Education and Training

  • Helen Colley
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Part of the Marxism and Education book series (MAED)

Abstract

The words above arrived through my letterbox one day, blazoned across a leaflet for a private nursery nearby. While the purchase of education and care has come to seem commonplace in a world of privatized services, this offer promises something more deeply significant. Here, love itself—one of the most powerful and intimate of human emotions—is one of the products for sale, a distinctive part of the total childcare package.

Keywords

Female Student Emotional Intelligence Emotional Labor Emotional Demand Emotional Work 
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