Giroux, Henry A., "Theories of Reproduction and Resistance in the New Sociology of Education: A Critical Analysis," Harvard Educational Review, 53(August, 1983), 257-293.


Henry A. Giroux


Analyzes various theories of reproduction and resistance and concludes a new theory is needed for a crtical science of schooling; outlines such a theory in which power, resistance, and human agency can become central elements in a struggle for social practice in schools and society.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teaching/Learning Process


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