Whitson, James Anthony, Constitution and Curriculum: Hermeneutical Semiotics of Cases and Controversies in Education, Law, and Social Science. Philadelphia, PA: Falmer Press, 1991.


Presents a series of court cases on educational controversies and describes the theories of interpretation applied to them; also explains structural semiotics and post-structural re-interpretations.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Hermeneutic Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Local Control of Schooling, Curriculum and Politics


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