Body talk: how female teachers speak to young girl about their genitals.

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Abstract

The presentation considered the way that language chosen by female teachers as they spoke to young girls helped to shape body acceptance in pre-schoolers. It suggested that euphemisms often present in conversational dialogue between teacher and child can convey a message of non-acceptance or avoidance.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 17 Nov 2012
EventHonouring the Child, Honouring Equity 5: Reconsidering Rights and Relationships - Melbourne, Australia, Australia
Duration: 01 Nov 2005 → …

Conference

ConferenceHonouring the Child, Honouring Equity 5: Reconsidering Rights and Relationships
Country/TerritoryAustralia
Period01/11/05 → …

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