Connelly, F. Michael, and Shijing Xu, "The Landscape of Curriculum and Instruction: Diversity and Continuity," pp 514-533 in F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2008.


Reflects on the content and significance of all the chapters in the Handbook; summarizes the current state-of-the-field of curriculum studies in its historical context and in relation to the 1992 Handbook; highlights global and comparative curriculum work.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Theorists

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Status Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum History, Literature of Curriculum


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