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Critical Curriculum Studies: Education, Consciousness, and the Politics of Knowing
     

Critical Curriculum Studies: Education, Consciousness, and the Politics of Knowing

by Wayne Au
 

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ISBN-10: 0415877113

ISBN-13: 9780415877114

Pub. Date: 08/17/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Critical Curriculum Studies brings together curriculum theory, critical educational studies, and feminist standpoint theory with practical examples of teaching for social justice to argue for a transformative curriculum that challenges existing inequity in social, educational, and economic relations. Making use of the work of important scholars such as

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Critical Curriculum Studies brings together curriculum theory, critical educational studies, and feminist standpoint theory with practical examples of teaching for social justice to argue for a transformative curriculum that challenges existing inequity in social, educational, and economic relations. Making use of the work of important scholars such as Freire, Vygotsky, Hartsock, Harding, and others, Critical Curriculum Studies, argues that we must understand the relationship between the curriculum and the types of consciousness we carry out into the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415877114
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/17/2011
Series:
Critical Social Thought Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
0.60(w) x 0.90(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Series Introduction by Michael W. Apple


  1. Introduction: Contradiction in Curriculum Studies
  2. With and Within the World: Developing a Dialectical Conception of Consciousness
  3. Epistemology and Educational Experience: Curriculum, the Accessibility of Knowledge, and Complex Environmental Design
  4. Developing Curricular Standpoint: Strong Objectivity and the Politics of School Knowledge
  5. Curriculum of the Oppressed: Curricular Standpoint in Practice
  6. Conclusion: Critical Consciousness, Relative Autonomy, and the Curriculum

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