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Curriculum Spaces: Discourse, Postmodern Theory and Educational Research Lisa J. Cary

Curriculum Spaces: Discourse, Postmodern Theory and Educational Research

Lisa J. Cary

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ISBN : 9780820481289
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152 pages
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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.MoreHistorically, 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 we know. This 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.