Burch, Kerry, "Eros, Pedagogy, and the Pursuit of Happiness," pp. 85-100 in Daniel Liston and Jim Garrison, eds., Teaching, Learning, and Loving: Reclaiming Passion in Educational Practice. New York: RoutledgeFalmer, 2004.


Kerry Burch


Highlights government's role in facilitating the pursuit of happiness; contrasts concepts of economic and personal competitiveness with concepts of individual and civic fulfillment.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Citizenship Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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