Blumenfeld-Jones, Donald, "Dance Curricula Then and Now: A Critical Historical-Hermenuetic Evaluation," pp. 125-153 in William M. Reynolds and Julie A. Webber, eds., Expanding Curriculum Theory: Dis/positions and Lines of Flight. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2004.


Examines and critiques three models for dance education in terms of underlying assumptions.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Hermeneutic Inquiry, Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Physical Education, Aesthetics Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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