Historically, moves and counter-moves to define «curriculum» have occurred within highly contested terrain. This book studies curriculum as a discursively produced historically, socially, politically and economically inscribed epistemological space. This epistemological approach to studying the knowing subject and research positionality highlights the importance of understanding how we know what w...
Series: Complicated Conversation (Book 16)
Paperback: 152 pages
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (May 1, 2006)
Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 9.1 inches
Amazon Rank: 3780200
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Lisa Cary is a cutting edge educational theorist who focuses on our assumptions about knowledges and their material effects on individuals' lives. Drawing on poststructuralist, postcolonial, and feminist theory, Cary articulates how oppression is car...
s book presents a three-pronged approach – bringing together curriculum theory, educational research theory, and exemplars of research projects. Curriculum Spaces is an avant-garde research theory that analyzes the discursive production of knowing by drawing upon a number of theories (e.g., critical discourse theories and postmodern theories) to provide a unique lens on education in this historic moment.