Carr, Wilfred, and Stephen Kemmis, "A Critical Approach to Theory and Practice," pp. 129-154 in Wilfred Carr and Stephen Kemmis, eds., Becoming Critical: Knowing through Action Research , Revised ed. Geelong, Victoria: Deakin University Press, 1986.*


Traces the origins of critical theory in Habermas and offers some criticism in the context of action research.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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