Book Review: Canadian Curriculum Studies: A Métissage of Inspiration/Imagination/Interconnection


  • Adrian Downey University of New Brunswick


curriculum, curriculum theory, curriculum studies, Canadian curriculum studies


This text comprises a book review of Canadian Curriculum Studies: A Métissage of Inspiration/Imagination/Interconnection, edited by Erika Hasebe-Ludt and Carl Leggo (2018) and published by Canadian Scholars’ Press. In this text, I first summarize the main themes and trends of the volume through reference to specific, illustrative contributions. I also highlight the rather distinct structure of the volume. In my discussion of the volume, I articulate its usefulness to emerging curriculum scholars as well as those teaching graduate courses in curriculum studies. I also make reference to several questions I have after reading the book as a whole. Finally, I end this essay by pointing to the intimate and welcoming atmosphere of the volume and of Canadian curriculum studies more generally.




How to Cite

Downey, A. (2020). Book Review: Canadian Curriculum Studies: A Métissage of Inspiration/Imagination/Interconnection. Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies, 17(2), 100–113. Retrieved from



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