Henderson, James G., and Kathleen R. Kesson, "Curriculum Work at the Intersection of Pragmatic Inquiry, Deliberation, and Fidelity," Educational Researcher, 38(March, 2009), 132-136.


Reviews and critiques Pinar's 2007 book, Intellectual Advancement through Disciplinarity; compares Pinar's views with their own views on advancement of the field of curriculum studies in the context of a democratic society.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization


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