Pinar, William F., "Curriculum Theory Since 1950: Crisis, Reconceptualiztion, Internationalization," pp. 491-513 in F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2008.


Reviews the theorists who have contributed to understanding curriculum through multi-discursive efforts such as politically, autobiographically, gendered, postmodern, internationally, and more.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Status Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses


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