Lawn, Martin, and Len Barton, "Curriculum Politics and Emancipation," pp. 237-247 in Martin Lawn and Len Barton, Rethinking Curriculum Studies . New York: Halsted Press, 1981.


Takes stock of current research in curriculum studies and challenges researchers not to act as unwitting agents of the state.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry, Phenomenological Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum and Politics, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Knowledge Generation


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