Malewski, Erik, "Proliferating Curriculum," pp. 1-39 in Erick Malewski, ed., Curriculum Studies Handbook: The Next Moment. New York: Routledge, 2010.


Erik Malewski


Places the essays that follow this article in the context of their contributions to recognizing the current status of the field of curriculum studies; analyzes them and articulates a framework for viewing them on a number of dimensions; based on papers by young reconceptualist scholars given at 2006 Purdue conference and responses to them by older scholars; gives the editor's sense of the field at the current moment and where it might go in the future.

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

Status Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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