Young, Michael, "From Constructivism to Realism in the Sociology of the Curriculum." pp. 1-28 in Gregory J. Kelly, Allan Luke, and Judith Green, eds., What Counts as Knowledge in Educational Settings: Disciplinary Knowledge, Assessment, and Curriculum. Review of Research in Education, 32, 2008. Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association, 2008.


Michael Young


Provides a thorough summary of the author's and other related work on the sociology of knowledge and the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and the Disciplines, Content Selection and Organization


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