Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Early Childhood Education (ICECE 2020)

“They are Empty Baskets”: Teachers’ Perspective on Violence Among Children

Authors
Siska Resti Maysara, Tina Hayati Dahlan, Hani Yulindrasari
Corresponding Author
Siska Resti Maysara
Available Online 24 March 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210322.016How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Dominant discourse, post-structuralist, kindergarten
Abstract

Violence behaviour in Kindergarten children has raised concerns about how teachers handle children’s violence cases. Teachers’ involvement in preventing and coping with children’s violent behaviour relies on teachers’ assessment of the situation or the care. Perceptions of children’s violence could be different among teachers and academics. Using grounded theory, this research tries to discover the underlying dominant discourses behind teachers’ perception of violence among children. This study interviewed three teachers who work at one of Kindergarten in West Bandung District, Indonesia. The findings show that there are three discourses embedded in teachers’ perception of violence among children. The discourses are the normalization of violence among children, the innocent child, and blaming the adults. All of these discourses are perpetuated by the dominant developmentalism discourse. Viewed from a post-structuralist lens, this study discusses alternative perspectives about violent behaviour in Kindergarten. The findings may be helpful for preventive programs.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Early Childhood Education (ICECE 2020)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
24 March 2021
ISBN
978-94-6239-356-1
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210322.016How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2021, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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