Title

Anyon, Jean, "Adequate Social Science, Curriculum Investigations, and Theory," Theory into Practice, 21(Winter, 1982), 34-37.

Authors

Jean Anyon

Annotation

Argues that social science should be empirically grounded, theoretically explanatory, and socially critical; sets criteria for adequate curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

 

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