Giroux, Henry A., and Roger Simon, "Popular Culture and Critical Pedagogy: Everyday Life as a Basis for Curriculum Knowledge," Boston University Journal of Education, 170(No. 1, 1988). Reprinted pp. 236-252 in Henry A. Giroux and Peter McLaren, eds., Critical Pedagogy, the State, and Cultural Struggle. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1989.


Proposes to critique popular culture as the material of the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Normative Inquiry, Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Conceptions of Teaching


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