Giroux, Henry A., and Peter McLaren, "Teacher Education and the Politics of Democratic Reform," pp. 158-176 in Henry A. Giroux, ed., Teachers as Intellectuals: Toward a Critical Pedagogy of Learning . Granby, MA: Bergin and Garvey, 1988.


Argues that teacher education institutions need to be reconceived as public spheres engaging in social and political debate; pleads for citizenship education in teacher education.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and Politics, Teacher Education, Citizenship Education


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