Giroux, Henry A., and Roger Simon, "Curriculum Study and Cultural Politics," pp. 129-142 in Henry A. Giroux, ed., Teachers as Intellectuals: Toward a Critical Pedagogy of Learning. Granby, MA: Bergin and Garvey, 1988.


Argues for a new approach to curriculum study based on critical and political perspectives.

Broad Topical Focus

Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction


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