Pinar, WIlliam F., "Introduction," pp. xi-xxxv in William F. Pinar, Intellectual Advancement through Disciplinarity: Verticality and Horizontality in Curriculum Studies. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2007.


Advocates the study of the intellectual history of the discipline of Curriculum Studies and the analysis of the current status of the field as bases for moving it forward; points out advances in the field since the publication of Understanding Curriculum (1995); introduces other writings of his in the book.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Theorists, 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 Professors, Curriculum History, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses


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