Golby, Mike, "Practice and Theory," pp. 214-236 in Martin Lawn and Len Barton, eds., Rethinking Curriculum Studies: A Radical Approach. New York City: Halsted Press, 1981.


Mike Golby


Distinguishes theory from practice and points out dimensions of the former in relation to curriculum design and development (his 1976 book); shows institutional issues by reporting on the work in Timerton, England.

Broad Topical Focus

Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Implementation, Comparative Curriculum


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