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Possibilities and challenges in physical contact in preschool between male preschool teachers and children

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Project information

Project status

In progress 2020 - 2024

Research environments

Dissertation project for Ricardo Goncalves.
Supervisors: Emma Arneback and Sara Frödén.

Ricardo's research project intends to investigate the relation between male preschool teacher, children and physical contact in the ECEC settings. This considering men as minority in ECEC and children’s needs of closeness and physical contact. His study will deal with questions about masculinities norms and the importance of materiality in the physical contact between male preschool teacher and children. 

Goncalves participates in the research school UVD.