Safstrom, Carl Anders, "On the Way to a Postmodern Curriculum Theory--Moving from the Question of Unity to the Question of Difference," Studies in Philosophy and Education, 18(November, 1999), 221-233.


GIves a critique of curriculum theory related to the new sociology of education in Sweden and offers a version based on neo-pragmatic elements found in Habermas' communicative rationality; discusses the politics of difference and the differences in language requiring negotiation.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses


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