Goodson, Ivor F., "Studying Curriculum: Towards a Social Constructionist Perspective," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 22(July-August, 1990), 299-312.* Reprinted pp. 133-148 in Ivor F. Goodson, Learning, Curriculum and Life Politics: The Selected Works of Ivor F. Goodson. London: Routledge, 2005.
Makes the case for linking studies of teachers' life histories and of the context of prescriptions for and interactions within the practice of curriculum.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study
Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Knowledge Generation
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