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Edelsky, Carole, "Relatively Speaking: McCarthyism and Teacher-Resisters," pp. 11-28 in Leslie Poynor and Paula M. Wolfe, eds., Marketing Fear in America's Public Schools: The Real War on Literacy. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005., Carole Edelsky

Annotation: Explains the new intimidation being applied to opponents of one-sided government reading research and policy; gives examples of resistance; related studies in other chapters.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Reading

Giroux, Henry A., "Mass Culture and the Rise of the New Illiteracy: Implications for Reading," pp. 74-85 in Henry A. Giroux, ed, Teachers as Intellectuals: Toward a Critical Pedagogy of Learning . Granby, MA: Bergin and Garvey, 1988., Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Treats the new illiteracy that results from mass culture and proposes changes in the reading curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Reading

Grumet, Madeleine R., "Bodyreading," pp. 453-473 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses . Scottsdale, AZ: Gorsuch Scarisbrick, 1988., Madeleine R. Grumet

Annotation: Shows how student meanings are amenable to phenomenological and feminist analysis.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry, Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum as Experience, Reading

Heap, James L., "Discourse in the Production of Classroom Knowledge: Reading Lessons," Curriculum Inquiry, 15(Fall, 1985), 247-279., James L. Heap

Annotation: Presents a study of reading lessons and the constitutive activities that are seen as knowledge in these lessons.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Reading, Teaching/Learning Process, Discourse Analysis, Comparative Curriculum

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Learning for Tomorrow's World: First Results from PISA 2003. Paris: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Education Publications, 2004., Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Learning for Tomorrow's World

Annotation: Gives detailed data from 31 countries on mathematics, science, and reading assessments of fifteen year-olds in 2003 and the relationship of other educational factors to these data.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Student Assessment, Mathematics, Reading, Science

Luke, Allan, "Making Dick and Jane: Historical Genesis of the Modern Basal Reader," Teachers College Record, 89(Fall, 1987), 91-116.*, Allan Luke

Annotation: Traces history of basal readers of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Reading, Textbooks, Ideology and School Knowledge

Richek, Margaret A., "Problems in Communicating Theory-Based Research to Practitioners," pp. 48-52 in her " 'Spiteful Tracts Compete against Surveys,' The Use of Reading Research," Curriculum Inquiry, 9(Spring, 1979), 45-57.*, Margaret A. Richek

Annotation: Discusses factors that inhibit practitioners' use of theory-based research and suggests ways practitioners can contribute to theory-based research.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Reading, Knowledge Generation

Spillane, James P., "How Districts Mediate between State Policy and Teachers' Practice," pp. 167-185 in Richard F. Elmore and Susan H. Fuhrman, eds., The Governance of Curriculum. 1994 ASCD Yearbook. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development,1994., James P. Spillane

Annotation: Gives the experience of one local district's response to a new state reading policy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Local Control of Schooling, Reading, Teacher Knowledge

Walmsley, Sean A., "On the Purpose and Content of Secondary Reading Programs: An Educational Ideological Perspective," Curriculum Inquiry, 11(Spring, 1981), 73-93., Sean A. Walmsley

Annotation: Employs several specific ideological types and their related educational purposes to secondary reading programs.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Secondary School Curriculum, Reading, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Yatvin, Joanne, "Making Whole Language Disappear: How the National Reading Panel Worked its Magic," pp. 81-91 in Leslie Poynor and Paula M. Wolfe, eds., Marketing Fear in America's Public Schools: The Real War on Literacy. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005., Joanne Yatvin

Annotation: Critiques the research process used in this study of reading research; demonstrates the ideological influences on the doing and the using of the study; related studies in other chapters.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Reading

Ylimaki, Rose M., and C. Cryss Brunner, "Power and Collaboration-Consensus/Conflict in Curriculum Leadership: Status Quo or Change?" American Educational Research Journal, 48(December, 2011) 1258-1285., Rose M. Ylimaki and C. Cryss Brunner

Annotation: Provides a sociological analysis of organizational change as the basis for a qualitative study of curriculum leaders' rhetoric and philosophies of change in two schools' literacy programs; points to the need to incorporate notions of power and conflict into models of collaboration-consensus.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Discourse Analysis, Reading