Katherine Clarricoates's scientific contributions

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... Especially, here and elsewhere we have added to the research which illustrates how achievement via diligence is pathologised in a society that constructs 'genius' as innate. Both pupils and teachers tend to produce 'brilliance' as natural and inherent, reproducing discourses prevalent in our wider historic and popular culture (Clarricoates 1981(Clarricoates , 1987Harding 1986Harding , 1991Walkerdine 1989Walkerdine , 1990Francis et al. 2003). As these authors have argued, this construction is integrally gendered, 'raced' and classed, and bound up with enlightenment discourses that produce intellect and rationality as masculine, Western/ White, and middle class. ...