Giroux, Henry A., "Schooling and the Culture of Positivism: Notes on the Death of History," Educational Theory, 29(Fall, 1979), 263-284. Reprinted pp. 37-62 in his Ideology, Culture, and the Process of Schooling . Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1981.
Describes how the culture of positivism has influenced the process of schooling and laments the absence of critical reasoning in education.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Type of Study
Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Social Studies, Content Selection and Organization, Ideology and School Knowledge
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