The Death of the Good Canadian: Teachers, National Identities, and the Social Studies Curriculum

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This book documents the failed attempt of successive social studies curriculum to create a sustainable mythic structure of Canadian identity, and it situates teachers in the uneasy space between the modernist concepts of national identity prescribed in the curriculum and the lived world of the classrooms they experience daily. In The Death of the Good Canadian , George H. Richardson endeavors to represent the ambivalence of curriculum delivery in an era when there is frequently a striking dissonance between the rigid ...

The Death of the Good Canadian: Teachers, National Identities, and the Social Studies Curriculum 2002, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820455358

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