Curriculum Studies In South Africa: Intellectual Histories & Present Circumstances

Hardcover | February 15, 2010

EditorWilliam F. Pinar

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As a worldwide phenomenon, the internationalization of curriculum studies is at its beginning. While much has been written about South African education, now, for the first time, gathered in one collection are glimpses of South African curriculum studies described by six distinctive points of view. Included are sections of a “micro-moment” of internationalization in which South African scholars reply to questions raised by scholars working elsewhere. Knowing what curriculum studies colleagues are thinking worldwide is the first step in understanding curriculum internationally. Recognizing the national distinctiveness of curriculum studies enables scholars to underscore how national history and culture influence their own research.

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As a worldwide phenomenon, the internationalization of curriculum studies is at its beginning. While much has been written about South African education, now, for the first time, gathered in one collection are glimpses of South African curriculum studies described by six distinctive points of view. Included are sections of a “micro-mom...

William F. Pinar holds a Canada Research Chair and directs the Centre for the Study of the Internationalization of Curriculum Studies at the University of British Columbia. Prior to 2005, he taught curriculum theory at Louisiana State University, where he served as the St. Bernard Parish Alumni Endowed Professor. He has also served as...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:268 pages, 9.76 × 5.66 × 0.81 inPublished:February 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230615082

ISBN - 13:9780230615083

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