Cherryholmes, Cleo H., "Poststructuralism, Pragmatism, and Curriculum," pp. 130-149 in his Power and Criticism: Poststructural Investigations in Education . New York: Teachers College Press, 1988.*


A poststructural analysis of the structure-of-disciplines curriculum with an exposition of critical pragmatism.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes


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