»We are here for caring, not educating«: Education in Moldova

  • Monica HeintzEmail author
Part of the Kinder, Kindheiten und Kindheitsforschung book series (KKK, volume 4)


When I was conceptually designing my research on moral education in Moldova, before leaving for the field, I did not anticipate that this theme would naturally lead me to spend six months of field research surrounded by children. Looking back retrospectively, this was not due to my incapacity to foresee, but to the little attention I was willing to pay to differences between children and adults in the economy of my research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nanterre CedFrankreich

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