Giroux, Henry A., "Curriculum Theory, Textual Authority, and the Role of Teachers as Public Intellectuals," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 5(Summer, 1990), 361-383.


Henry A. Giroux


Traces the relation bewteen discourse used in curriculum theory and practice and critiques the textual authority and political voice of teachers and the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Authority of Teacher, Curriculum and Politics, English, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Democratic Education, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses


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