Lawn, Martin, and Len Barton, "Curriculum Studies: Reconceptualism or Reconstruction?" The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 2(Winter, 1980), 47-56.


Summarizes and contrasts the curriculum literature based on technical, humanistic, and political paradigms.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry

Type of Study

Status Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Literature of Curriculum


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