Young, Michael F. D., "Durkheim, Vygotsky, and the Curriculum of the Future," pp. 35-64 in Michael F. D. Young, Bringing Knowledge Back In: From Social Constructivism to Social Realism in the Sociology of Education. New York: Routledge, 2008.


Treats concepts of insularity and hybridity within an analysis of knowledge s viewed by Durkheim and Vygotsky; draws implications for curriculum; a related essay follows.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and the Disciplines


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