Sandlin, Jennifer A., Michael P. O'Malley, and Jake Burdick, "Mapping the Complexity of Public Pedagogy Scholarship 1894-2010," Review of Educational Research, 81(September, 2011),338-375.


Traces the meaning and use of the term "public pedagogy" in the literature; reviews studies of its use in the areas of 1) popular culture and everyday life, 2) informal institutions and public spaces, 3) cultural and political discourse, and 4) public intellectuals and social activism; makes recommendations for future research.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Literature of Curriculum, Citizenship Education, Curriculum as Experience


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