Smyth, John, "Exploring the Critical Politics of Teaching," pp. 65-74 in Michael P. Wolfe and Caroline R. Pryor, eds., The Mission of the Scholar: Research and Practice: A Tribute to Nelson Haggerson. New York: Peter Lang, 2002.


John Smyth


Explains how the author as a critical scholar seeks to unmask the injustices constructed around teacher's work; suggests ways to counter these with alternative discourses and actions.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Enactment and Teaching

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Teaching/Learning Process, Criticism of Schooling, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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