Risky business: health education and the limits of risk discourse

Leahy, Deana and Harrison, Lyn 2002, Risky business: health education and the limits of risk discourse, Education links, no. 64, Autumn, pp. 17-19.


Title Risky business: health education and the limits of risk discourse
Author(s) Leahy, Deana
Harrison, Lyn
Journal name Education links
Issue number 64
Season Autumn
Start page 17
End page 19
Publisher Education Links
Place of publication Glebe, N.S.W.
Publication date 2002
ISSN 0814-6802
Keyword(s) classroom techniques
health education
risk
student teacher relationship
youth problems
qualitative research
schools
Summary The paper explores the ways in which risk operates as a powerful discourse that shapes what health education teachers said about and what they did in their classroom practices. The paper draws on a qualitative study that seeks to explore the dominant and contesting discourses within health education.
Language eng
Field of Research 130209 Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
HERDC Research category C3 Non-refereed articles in a professional journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30012659

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Scientific and Developmental Studies in Education
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