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dc.contributor.supervisor Alexander, Kristine
dc.contributor.author Weaver, Katlynn
dc.contributor.author University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science
dc.date.accessioned 2019-06-19T15:43:09Z
dc.date.available 2019-06-19T15:43:09Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10133/5403
dc.description.abstract My thesis analyzes semi-structured, qualitative interviews with seven student or practicing teachers between the ages of 22 and 28. Each participant is currently pursuing or has recently completed a Bachelor of Education degree at the University of Lethbridge. I also analyze a range of educational policies from Alberta Education and the Alberta Teachers’ Association which inform teacher behaviour as well as define and manage what is or is not a child, youth, and/or adult. My thesis analyzes how these young teachers struggle to make sense of transitions of life stages – either their own or their students – based on their formal education, their childhood memories, and their experiences in the classroom. Using an approach to Critical Discourse Analysis, I analyze how subjectivities of child, youth, and/or adult – in both educational text and talk – are gendered, racialized, and complex and leave some of my participants feeling like they have failed as adults. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and Canada Research Chair in Child and Youth Studies en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Thesis (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science)
dc.subject Alberta Education en_US
dc.subject Age categories en_US
dc.subject Critical Discourse Analysis en_US
dc.subject Young teachers en_US
dc.title "Growing the finest teachers possible": Theorizing how Young Teachers Challenge, (Re)produce, and are Subject to Discourses of Childhood, Adolescence, and Adulthood en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.publisher.faculty Arts and Science en_US
dc.publisher.department Department of History en_US
dc.degree.level Masters en_US
dc.proquest.subject Sociology [0626] en_US
dc.proquest.subject Women's studies [0453] en_US
dc.proquest.subject Teacher education [0530] en_US
dc.proquestyes Yes en_US
dc.embargo No en_US


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