Pedagogy, governance and moral judgement

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This article wants to show how it influences pedagogues’ judgement when models of governance are implemented in residences where children and young people are placed. Foucault’s concept of gov-ernmentality is used (Foucault, 1988) and explains how these models of governance result in peda-gogues altering their conception of what a good pedagogue is and what they do. The article then argues for the existence of a correlation between implementation of models of governance and an influence on pedagogues’ judgement.
Original languageDanish
JournalPapers of Social Pedagogy
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)40-54
Number of pages15
Publication statusPublished - 4 Sep 2018


  • children and youth
  • schools, courses and institutions
  • social work and social conditions
  • education, professions and jobs

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