Cherryholmes, Cleo H., "Theory and Practice: On the Role of Empirically Based Theory for Critical Practice," American Journal of Education, 94(November, 1985), 39-70.*


Addresses the uses of theory and of practice in the literature of educational research, especially in relation to critical inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus

Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice,Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Ideology and School Knowledge, Practical Knowledge, Curriculum and Politics


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