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Critical curriculum studies : education, consciousness, and the politics of knowing / Wayne Au.

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Author/Creator:
Au, Wayne, 1972-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
New York : Routledge, 2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xvi, 123 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [103]-115) and index.
Summary:
"Critical Curriculum Studies" brings together curriculum theory, critical educational studies, and feminist standpoint theory with practical examples of teaching for social justice to argue for a transformative curriculum that challenges existing inequity in social, educational, and economic relations. Making use of the work of important scholars such as Freire, Vygotsky, Hartsock, Harding, and others, "Critical Curriculum Studies", argues that we must understand the relationship between the curriculum and the types of consciousness we carry out into the world"-- Provided by publisher. "Critical Curriculum Studies: Education, Consciousness, and the Politics of Knowing offers a novel framework for thinking about how curriculum relates to students' understanding of the world around them. Wayne Au brings together curriculum theory, critical educational studies, and feminist standpoint theory with practical examples of teaching for social justice to argue for a transformative curriculum that challenges existing inequity in social, educational, and economic relations. Making use of the work of important scholars such as Freire, Vygotsky, Hartsock, Harding, and others, Critical Curriculum Studies, argues that we must understand the relationship between the curriculum and the types of consciousness we carry out into the world"-- Provided by publisher.
Series:
The critical social thought series
Critical social thought.
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ISBN:
9780415877121
0415877121
9780415877114
0415877113
9780203806449
0203806441

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