Pinar, William F., and C. A. Bowers, "Politics of Curriculum: Origins, Controversial, and Significance of Critical Perspectives," pp. 163-190 in Gerald Grant, ed. Review of Research in Education, 18: 1992. Washington, D.C.: American Educational Research Association, 1992.


Reviews the variety of scholarly work in the 1970's and 1980s on the politics of curriculum as found in the work of the critical theorists.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and Politics, Knowledge Generation


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