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Don't Use Your Words!Children's Emotions in a Networked World$
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Jane Juffer

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781479831746

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9781479831746.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

“Run Over by a Unicorn”

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(p.1) Introduction
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Don't Use Your Words!
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Jane Juffer

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NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479831746.003.0001

The introduction provides an overview of the book’s key arguments and situates it within the fields of childhood studies, media studies, and cultural studies. It describes the concept of emotional intelligence and how it has been applied in public schools as a way of managing kids’ emotions. Alternate notions of growing up come from the fields of disability studies, where nonnormative forms of expression such as music and drawing are valorized. These forms lead to a more capacious realm of expression than storytelling in its normative, linear mode.

Keywords:   childhood studies, media studies, cultural studies, emotions

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