Hamilton, David, and Benjamin Zerfiaurre, BlackBoards and Bootstraps: Revisioning Education and Schooling. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2014.


Traces the history of schooling and education (which are distinguishable) within their cultural and political contexts from pre-modern periods to today's neo-liberal marketized versions; gives attention to key thinkers, movements, and practical embodiments in each period of education and schooling; provides a basic reader in curriculum and didactics.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Democratic Education


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