Cherryholmes, Cleo H., "Reading Research," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 25(January-February, 1993), 1-32.*


Demonstrates a feminist, a critical, and a deconstructionist reading of a research study on comprehension of texts; calls for a pragmatic approach.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Hermeneutic Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Ideology and School Knowledge, Knowledge Utilization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Discourse Analysis


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