In original essays, two dozen contributors to the field of postmodern pedagogy explore the shifting conceptual territories of gender, identity, intelligence, and reality toward a new paradigm of curriculum with reformulated research methodologies. Literacy portfolios are one classroom application. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Storying the Self: Life Politics and the Study of the Teacher's Life and Work, Ivor F. Goodson * Curriculum, Transcendence, and Zen/Taoism: Critical Ontology of the Self, Wen-Song Hwu * Using the Literacy Portfolio to Prepare Teachers for "Willful World Traveling," Paula M. Salvio * Unskinning Curriculum, Dennis J. Sumara and Brent Davis * Reflections and Diffractions: Functions of Fiction in Curriculum Inquiry, Noel Gough * Pinar's Currere and Identity in Hyperreality: Grounding the Post-Formal Notion of Intrapersonal Intelligence, Joe L. Kincheloe * Psychoanalytic Feminism and the Powerful Teacher, Wendy Atwell-Vasey * Early Childhood Education: Construction of Revolutionary Images, Gaile S. Cannella * Beyond Eurocentrism in Science Education: Promises and Problematics from a Feminist Poststructuralist Perspective, Annette Gough * Is There a Queer Pedagogy? Or, Stop Reading Straight, Deborah P. Britzman * Don't Ask, Don't Tell: "Sniffing Out Queers" in Education, Suzanne de Castell and Mary Bryson * Uses of Culture: Canon Formation, Postcolonial Literature and the Multicultural Project, Cameron McCarthjy * Engendering Curriculum History, Petra Munro * Curriculum and Concepts of Control, William E. Doll, Jr. * Curriculum as Affichiste: Popular Culture and Identity, Alan A. Block * Models of Excellence: Independent African-Centered Schools, Shariba Rivers and Kofi Lomotey * Revolution and Reality: An Interview with Peter McLaren, * Carmel Borg, Peter Mayo and Ronald Sultana* Index