Sandlin, Jennifer A., Jennifer L. Milam, and Corrine M. Wickens, " 'Spend Smart, Live Rich': Popular Pedagogy and the Construction of the 'Good Consumer' in the Popular Culture Lifestyle Magazine 'Budget Living'," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 4(Summer, 2007), 113-135.


Presents a critical media analysis of what is conveyed to readers of the magazine 'Budget Living'; addresses the not-so-hidden curriculum of consumerism.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Ethnographic Inquiry, Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Discourse Analysis, Hidden Curriculum


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