Peters, Michael A., and Nicholas C. Burbules, Poststructuralism and Educational Research. Lanham,MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004.


Contrasts and gives affinities between structuralism and poststructuralism, distinguishes positivist and human sciences, provides introductory summaries of Foucault, Derrida, and feminist approaches to educational research, treats Marx, Friere, Giroux, Lather, and Ball 's understanding of research along with illustrations in educational research.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes


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