Lopes, Alice Casimiro, and Elizabeth Macedo,, "An Analysis of Disciplinarity on the Organization of School Knowledge," pp. 169-185 in Eero Ropo and Tero Autio, eds., International Conversations on Curriculum Studies: Subject, Society, and Curriculum. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2009.


Discusses the difference between the organization of curriculum into school subjects and by discipline; shows the difficulty of integrating disciplinary knowledge; illustrates these issues in science in Brazil.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

School Subjects, Curriculum Integration


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