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A 'happy' coincidence: cognitive capitalism and well-being enhancement in schools

Chapter


Abstract


  • [extract] This chapter takes as its springboard the foregoing insightful observation by Tina Besley and Michael A. Peters. It reveals how psychologizing discourses and school-based training programs that stress happiness, self-improvement and well-being, align with an emergent socioeconomic formation: cognitive capitalism.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Reveley, J. (2014). A 'happy' coincidence: cognitive capitalism and well-being enhancement in schools. In G. Lazaroiu (Eds.), Liber Amicorum: A Philosophical Conversation Among Friends (pp. 75-86). New York, United States: Addleton Academic Publishers.

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/buspapers/671

Book Title


  • Liber Amicorum: A Philosophical Conversation Among Friends

Start Page


  • 75

End Page


  • 86

Abstract


  • [extract] This chapter takes as its springboard the foregoing insightful observation by Tina Besley and Michael A. Peters. It reveals how psychologizing discourses and school-based training programs that stress happiness, self-improvement and well-being, align with an emergent socioeconomic formation: cognitive capitalism.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Reveley, J. (2014). A 'happy' coincidence: cognitive capitalism and well-being enhancement in schools. In G. Lazaroiu (Eds.), Liber Amicorum: A Philosophical Conversation Among Friends (pp. 75-86). New York, United States: Addleton Academic Publishers.

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/buspapers/671

Book Title


  • Liber Amicorum: A Philosophical Conversation Among Friends

Start Page


  • 75

End Page


  • 86