Greene, Maxine, "Curriculum and Consciousness," Teachers College Record, 73(December, 1971), 253-269. Reprinted pp. 299-320 in William F. Pinar, ed., Curriculum Theorizing. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1975. Reprinted pp. 237-253 in Arno A. Bellack and Herbert M. Kliebard, eds., Curriculum and Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1977.


Maxine Greene


Shows how breaking with common sense views and examining alternative ones can lead to designing curriculum with many possibilities.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Phenomenological Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum as Experience, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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