Aims and scope

Cultural Studies of Science Education is a peer reviewed journal that provides an interactive platform for researchers working in the multidisciplinary fields of cultural studies and science education. By taking a cultural approach and paying attention to theories from cultural studies, this new journal reflects the current diversity in the study of science education in a variety of contexts, including schools, museums, zoos, laboratories, parks and gardens, aquariums and community development, maintenance and restoration.

This journal

  • focuses on science education as a cultural, cross-age, cross-class, and cross-disciplinary phenomenon;
  • publishes articles that have an explicit and appropriate connection with and immersion in cultural studies;
  • seeks articles that have theory development as an integral aspect of the data presentation;
  • establishes bridges between science education and social studies of science, public understanding of science, science/technology and human values, and science and literacy;
  • builds new communities at the interface of currently distinct discourses;
  • aims to be a catalyst that forges new genres of and for scholarly dissemination;
  • provides an interactive dialogue that includes the editors, members of the review board, and selected international scholars;
  • publishes manuscripts that encompass all forms of scholarly activity;
  • includes research articles, essays, OP-ED, critical, comments, criticisms and letters on emerging issues of significance.