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Conflicts in curriculum theory : challenging hegemonic epistemologies / João M. Paraskeva; foreword by Donaldo Macedo

Main Author Paraskeva, João M. Secondary Author Macedo, Donaldo, 1950 Country Estados Unidos. Publication New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011 Description XVIII, 253 p. ; 22 cm Series Education, politics, and public life ISBN 978-0-230-11275-9
0-230-11275-7
CDU 371.214
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Monografia Biblioteca de Ciências da Educação
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This book challenges educators to be agents of change, to take history into their own hands, and to make social justice central to the educational endeavor. Paraskeva embraces a pedagogy of hope championed by Paulo Freire where people become conscious of their capacity to intervene in the world to make it less discriminatory and more humane.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Foreword: Re-Inserting Historicity Into the Curriculum (p. ix)
  • Acknowledgments (p. xvii)
  • Introduction (p. 1)
  • 1 The Nature of Conflict (p. 9)
  • 2 The Struggle Over Knowledge Control (p. 23)
  • 3 A Simplistic Tool for a Lethal Phenomenon (p. 43)
  • 4 The Emergence of Ralph Tyler (p. 63)
  • 5 The Prosser Resolution (p. 77)
  • 6 The Struggle for Curriculum Relevance (p. 95)
  • 7 The Emergence and Vitality of a Specific Critical Curriculum River (p. 117)
  • 8 Challenging Epistemicides: Toward an Itinerant Curriculum Theory (p. 147)
  • Notes (p. 189)
  • Bibliography (p. 193)
  • Author Index (p. 231)
  • Subject Index (p. 239)

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Joo M. Paraskeva is an Associate Professor in the Center for Policy Analysis and Policy Studies at the School of Education, Public Policy, and Civic Engagement at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.

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