ERIC Number: ED458688
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
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Contemporary Curriculum Discourses: Twenty Years of JCT. Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education.
Pinar, William F., Ed.
This collection of essays is taken from a 20-year span of "The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing." The volume contains 31 articles: "Living Metaphors: The Real Curriculum in Environmental Education," F. Krall; "Dialectics and the Development of Curriculum Theory," H. Giroux; "Autobiography and Reconceptualization," M. Grumet; "Women," J. Miller; "Caring," N. Noddings; "Caring: Gender Considerations," W. Pinar; "Up from Agape," M. Raywid; "Dewey and the Herbartians: The Genesis of a Theory of Curriculum," H. Kliebard; "The Curriculum Field: Emergence of a Discipline," J. Pagano; "Beyond the Window: Dreams and Learning," M. Doll; "Curriculum Theorizing and the Possibilities and Conditions for Social Action Toward Democratic Community and Education," M. Littleford; "Body and Soul: Sources of Social Change and Strategies of Education," P. Wexler; "The Autobiographical Method in Japanese Education," S. Asanuma; "Toward Understanding 'Computer Application,'" T. Aoki; "The Answer Is Blowin' in the Wind: A Deconstructive Reading of the School Text," A. Block; "Teachers and Values: The Progressive Use of Religion in Education," K. Casey; "Word Worlds: The Literary Reference for Curriculum Criticism," M. Grumet; "Ideology and Methodological Attitude," P. Lather; "A Bell Ringing in the Empty Sky," D. Jardine; "Toward an Eschatological Curriculum Theory," P. Slattery; "Of Seagulls and Glass Roses: Teachers' Relationships with Literary Texts as Transformational Space," D. Sumara; "Remembering Capital: On the Connections between French Fries and Education," M. Apple;"Thinking Otherwise and Hearing Differently: Enactivism and School Mathematics," B. Davis; "Schools Where Ronnie and Brandon Would Have Excelled: A Curriculum Theory of Academic and Vocational Integration," J. Kincheloe; "The Palace of the Peacock: Wilson Harris and the Curriculum in Troubled Times," C. McCarthy; "On Becoming a 'Little Sex Researcher': Some Comments on a Polymorphously Perverse Curriculum," D. Britzman; "On Finding One's Place in the Text: Literacy as a Technology of Self-Formation," S. de Castell; "Toward a Ludic Pedagogy: An Uncertain Occasion," M. Morris; "Resisting 'Resistance': Stories Women Teachers Tell," P. Munro; "Identity, Self, and Other in the Conduct of Pedagogical Action: An East/West Inquiry," D. Smith; and "Early Education as a Gendered Construction," S. Steinberg. The following are appended: "The Reconcepptualization of Curriculum Studies," W. Pinar; "Curriculum Reconceptualized: A Personal and Partial History," J. Miller; "The Bergamo Conferences, 1973-99: Reconceptualization and the Curriculum Theory Conferences," C. Kridel; and a JCT Comprehensive Index." (Contains name and subject indices.) (RJM)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Foundations of Education, Instruction, Program Descriptions
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