Title

Bowers, C. A., "Toward an Eco-Justice Pedagogy," Educational Studies, 32(Winter, 2001), 401-416.

Authors

C. A. Bowers

Annotation

Argues for a conception of curriculum (eco-justice) that helps students recognize and criticize root metaphors in contemporary culture (progress, anthopocentrism, individualism) and replace them with ones based on a root metaphor of ecology; critiques Giroux, McLaren, Freire.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Theorists

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

 

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