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Author Wheelahan, Leesa.

Title Why knowledge matters in curriculum : a social realist argument / Leesa Wheelahan
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2010


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Description xiii, 191 pages ; 25 cm
Series New studies in critical realism and education
New studies in critical realism and education.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction: what should we teach? -- 2.A Bernsteinian analysis of knowledge and the implications for curriculum -- 3.Evaluation and critique: a modified Bernsteinian basis for curriculum -- 4.What does commitment to realism mean for curriculum? -- 5.The role of the disciplines in curriculum: a critical realist analysis -- 6.How knowledge was dethroned in society and displaced in curriculum -- 7.The crisis of curriculum -- 8.The appropriation of constructivism by instrumentalism: the case of competency-based training -- 9.Conclusion: what type of curriculum do we need? The social realist alternative
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Bernstein, Basil.
Critical pedagogy.
Critical realism.
Curriculum change.
LC no. 2009030102
ISBN 9780415483186
9780203860236 electronic copy alkaline paper