Aggression, recognition and qualification. On the social psychology of adult education in everyday life

Kirsten Weber
The article analyses the emotional aspects of a professional training process in the light of the participants' experienced societal status. A detailed text analysis of interviews with a group of social pedagogue staff in Danish Youth clubs focuses on a particular vulnerability and their aggressive perception of other students with social problems, and interprets it partly as a reaction on the paradoxical situation adults in continuing education, and partly in the perspective of their
more » ... of not being recognized as a profession. The last section of the article further explains the deep hermeneutic text analysis applied, which combines psychoanalytical concepts of socialisation with a language game approach. (DIPF/orig.)
doi:10.25656/01:4157 fatcat:n3tfvrnm4ndqdkzdfly6xia4tq