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Background: Woodhead's (1997) central thesis is revealed in both the introduction and conclusion of his article. His position is that the use of the word 'need' in child psychology, education and social welfare conceals the socially constructed assumptions of the speaker/writer. In this article he challenges the reader to deconstruct universal claims about needs. He argues that assertions about children's needs should not be accepted uncritically and should be understood as reflecting context-specific cultural interpretations of childhood.
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Calder, I., Faire, M., & McGougan, A. (1994). Learners and learning. In C. McGee & D. Fraser (Eds.), The professional practice of teaching (pp. 35-56). Palmerston North, New Zealand: Dunmore.
Woodhead, M. (1997). Psychology and the cultural construction of children's needs. In A. James & A. Prout (Eds.), Constructing and reconstructing childhood: Contemporary issues in the sociological study of childhood (2nd ed., pp. 64-84). London, England: Falmer Press.