Title

Pinar, William F., "The Miseducation of the American Public," pp. 15-34 in his What is Curriculum Theory?" Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2004.

Annotation

Shows the shifts over the last thirty years in the field of curriculum studies, the role of curriculum theory, and the impact of business thinking on education; see also related discussion on pp.179-184.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

 

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