Paraskeva, Joao M., Conflicts in Curriculum Theory: Challenging Hegemonic Epistemologies. New York: PalgraveMacmillan, 2011.
Presents critically the major contributions of all the major curriculum theorists from the United States during the twentieth century, noting the conceptual conflicts among their work; raises the issue of the hegemonic influence of this work on curriculum theory around the globe, citing evidence of alternative epistemologies arising in Africa, Asia, and South America; argues for an itinerant curriculum theory that recognizes many different streams of thought.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Historical Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study
Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Comparative Curriculum, Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum History
Paraskeva, Joao M., "Paraskeva, Joao M., Conflicts in Curriculum Theory: Challenging Hegemonic Epistemologies. New York: PalgraveMacmillan, 2011." (2011). CIRS: Curriculum Inquiry and Related Studies from Educational Research: A Searchable Bibliography of Selected Studies. 3694.
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