1st Edition

Toward New Identities

ISBN 9780815325222
Published January 1, 1998 by Routledge
432 Pages

USD $140.00

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Book Description

This collection of essays by established writers in postmodern pedagogy stakes out new conceptual territories, redefines the field, and presents a complete review of contemporary curriculum practice and theory in a single volume
Drawing upon contemporary research in political, feminist, theological, literary, and racial theory, this anthology reformulates the research methodologies of the discipline and creates a new paradigm for the study of curriculum into the next century. The contributors consider gender, identity, narrative and autobiography as vehicles for reviewing the current and future state of curriculum studies.

Special Features
Presents new essays by established writers in postmodern pedagogy,

Reviews curriculum studies through the filters of race, gender, identity, nattative, and autobiography,

Offers in a single, affordable volume a complete review of contemporary curriculum practice and theory.


"Curriculum: Toward New Identities represents an effort to 'prgoress beyond a certain primitive point' (p.xiii) through new theorizing that serves to frame our deepest constructions, autobiographical reflections, sociological imaginations, and lived experiences of the ever-changing polyglot culture we face in today's world...For all educators open to and interested in the ways in which postructuralism, postmodernism, and cultural studies are literally shape-shifting our lives and our work, this collection offers wonderfully unsettling examples of our 'curriculum club' for the new millenium." -- Linguistics and Education