Young, Michael F. D., "Curriculum Studies and the Problem of Knowledge: Updating the Enlightenment?" pp. 81-92 in Michael F. D. Young, Bringing Knowledge Back In: From Social Constructivism to Social Realism in the Sociology of Education. New York: Routledge, 2008.


Reflects on views of knowledge in the curriculum as evident in the field of Curriculum Studies; outlines an alternative approach with principles for guiding curriculum policy.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and the Disciplines


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