Slater, Graham B., "Breaking the Binds of Enclosure: Chet Bowers and the Commons in Educational Theory," Educational Studies, 55(5, 2019), 548-562.


Elucidates Bowers' concepts of the commons and of enclosure; highlights Bowers' contributions to educational theory for his ecological, political, and pedagogical insights.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Criticism of Schooling, Idelogy and School Knowledge, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses


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