Biography, Identity, and Schooling: Episodes in Educational Research

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Psychology Press, 1991 - Education - 218 pages
In this book the authors relate their work on curriculum reform to the succession of changes in the sociology of education, using it as a starting point for setting new directions. The book is a restatement of the central role of people in educational systems.
 

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Contents

Classroom Identities
7
Humour in the Classroom
28
Episodes in a Teachers Life
44
An Alternative Culture for Teaching
72
Social Research as a Deviant Activity
94
Making Sense and Losing Meaning
107
Teachers Lives and Educational Research
137
The Alienation
150
A Social Constructionist
168
Theorizing a Curriculum
182
Conclusion The Development of Educational Research
197
Index
213
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About the author (1991)

Ivor F. Goodson is Professor of Learning Theory at the Education Research Centre, Mayfield House, University of Brighton.

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