Autobiography, Politics and Sexuality: Essays in Curriculum Theory, 1972-1992 / Edition 1

Autobiography, Politics and Sexuality: Essays in Curriculum Theory, 1972-1992 / Edition 1

by William F. Pinar
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820418498

ISBN-13: 9780820418490

Pub. Date: 02/01/1995

Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated

Like a particularly heartfelt letter to the reader, William Pinar's Autobiography, Politics and Sexuality: Essays in Curriculum Theory 1972-1992 asserts the viability of autobiography as a tool of study in the area of curriculum and instruction. As an alternative to the sterile bureaucratic style of curriculum studies that dominated the field at one time

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Like a particularly heartfelt letter to the reader, William Pinar's Autobiography, Politics and Sexuality: Essays in Curriculum Theory 1972-1992 asserts the viability of autobiography as a tool of study in the area of curriculum and instruction. As an alternative to the sterile bureaucratic style of curriculum studies that dominated the field at one time, William Pinar has reconceptualized curriculum studies in a more organic, flexible and exciting way which honors the immediacy and complexity of students, teachers and their relationships by taking into account their lives as they live them. Autobiography, Politics and Sexuality: Essays in Curriculum Theory 1972-1992 is a classic in the field of education studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820418490
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/1995
Series:
Counterpoints Series: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education, #2
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction
Introduction1
IWorking from Within7
IIMr. Bennett and Mrs. Brown13
IIIThe Method of Currere19
IVThe Trial29
VWhat is the Reconceptualization?63
VINotes on the Curriculum Field77
VIIThe Abstract and the Concrete in Curriculum Theorizing101
VIIIThe Voyage Out: Curriculum as the Relationship between the Knower and the Known117
IXUnderstanding Curriculum as Gender Text: Notes on Reproduction, Resistance, and Male-Male Relations151
XThe Corporate Production of Feminism and the Case of Boy George183
XIDeath in a Tenured Position191
XIIAutobiography and an Architecture of Self201
XIIIA Reconceptualization of Teacher Education223
XIV"Dreamt into Existence by Others:" Curriculum Theory and School Reform235
XVThe Lost Language of Cranes: Windows and Mirrors in the Regressive Phase of Currere253
Name Index269
Subject Index273

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