Bowers, C. A., "A Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Curriculum Development," pp. 73-95 in his The Promise of Theory: Education and the Politics of Cultural Change . New York: Longman, 1984.
Describes how curriculum can help students distance themselves from their taken-for-granted beliefs and practices by incorporating their phenomenological cultures into the process of socialization, by assisting students in deobjectifying knowledge, and by incorporating a cross-cultural perspective.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Type of Study
Ideology and School Knowledge
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