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Post-Reconceptualization

Post-reconceptualization raises questions about the state of the field of curriculum studies after the reconceptualization movement of the 1970s. More specific, the term gained significance after a 2006 conference entitled “Articulating the (Present) Next Moments in Curriculum Studies: The Post-Reconceptualization Generation(s),” which focused on exploring contemporary scholarship within the field. What has become evident both at this conference and in journal articles and essays where the term post-reconceptualization is used is that although the reconceptualization movement has passedand what remains are debates about its significancepost-reconceptualization is itself a site of debate and contestation because it is still under formation. Accordingly, the remainder of this entry is focused on various perspectives that have been developed thus far to describe post-reconceptualization.

The first perspective is focused on ...

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