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Apple, Michael W., "Away with All Teachers: The Cultural Politics of Home Schooling," pp. 149 -173 in David M. Callejo Perez, Stephen M. Fain, and Judith J.Slater, eds., Pedagogy of Place: Seeing Space as Cultural Education. New York: Peter Lang, 2004., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Analyzes the motives for home schooling and its advantages and disadvantages along with policy implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Alternatives in Education, Criticism of Schooling, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum and Politics, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Hidden Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Religious & Private Schooling, Values in the Classroom

Au, Wayne, and Joseph J. Ferrare, eds., Mapping Corporate Education Reform: Power and Policy Networks in the Neoliberal State. New York: Routledge, 2015., Wayne Au and Joseph J. Ferrare

Annotation: Presents several studies using policy network analysis to demonstrate the webs of involvement of corporate and other non-governmental organizations in governing educational reform under neoliberal assumptions; examples include Teach For America, Pearson, and others from US, China, and Chile.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Hidden Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Religious & Private Schooling, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Feinburg, Walter, For Goodness Sake: Religious Schools and Education for Democratic Citizenship. New York: Routledge, 2006., Walter Feinburg

Annotation: Analyzes the relationship between religious schooling and public schooling in terms of the ways they educate for citizenship in a democracy; cites examples from several religious schools; argues for oversight of religious schools by the public with respect to their fostering educative and democratic values that acknowledge human development studies and what diverse religions believe; calls for requiring religious educators to have preparation in these matters as an expression of the public interest in religious schooling.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Religious & Private Schooling, Teacher Education, Citizenship Education, Democratic Education, Values in the Classroom

Flowers, Ronald B., "Religion in Public Schools," pp, 99-128 in Ronald B. Flowers, The Godless Court? Supreme Court Decisions on Church-State Relationships, 2nd ed. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2005., Ronald B. Flowers

Annotation: Gives detailed history of Supreme Court decisions related to religion and public schools (and on aid to church-related schools in a preceding chapter).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Religious & Private Schooling, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Hopkins, L. Thomas, ed., "The Curriculum," Review of Educational Research, 1(January, 1931), 3-64., L. Thomas Hopkins

Annotation: Contains chapters on curriculum making, objectives, learning activities, time allotment and grade placement, measuring ability and achievement, evaluation, and public and private school curricula.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Religious & Private Schooling

Kapferer, Judith L., "Curricula and the Reproduction of Structured Social Inequalities," Curriculum Inquiry, 16(Spring, 1986), 5-31., Judith L. Kapferer

Annotation: Shows that variations in inequities in public and private schools in Australia are reproduced in timetables, homework, and organizational arrangements.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum, Religious & Private Schooling

Kunzman, Robert, Grappling with the Good: Talking about Religion and Morality in Public Schoools. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2006., Robert Kunzman

Annotation: Argures that engaging with religious prespectives is a part of allowing ethical dialogue within the public school curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study:
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Citizenship Education, Religious & Private Schooling, Social Studies, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Values in the Classroom

Mayes, Clifford, "The Dialectic-Spiritual Landscape," pp. 149-169 in Clifford Mayes, Seven Curricular Landscapes. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2003., Clifford Mayes

Annotation: Defines and explicates a holistic curricular perspective which leads the student toward an encounter with God; six other landscapes are presented elsewhere in the book.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Religious & Private Schooling, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Noddings, Nel, "Introduction," pp. xiii-xxvi in Nel Noddings, The Challenge to Care in Schools: An Alternative Approach to Education, 2nd ed. New York: Teachers College Press, 2005., Nel Noddings

Annotation: Argues for responsiveness to children and their situations by creating alternatives in schooling and curricula based on caring (instead of the present "tyanny of opposing purposes"); suggests creating both progressive and traditional schools within public education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Alternatives in Education, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Democratic Education, Practical Knowledge, Religious & Private Schooling, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Nord, Warren A., Does God Make a Difference? Taking Religion Seriously in Our Schools and Universities. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010., Warren A. Nord

Annotation: Provides a book-length argument in support of teaching religious studies as a separate set of courses in schools and universities and of infusing religious perspectives into all other subjects where relevant.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Liberal Education/General Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Criticism of Schooling, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Citizenship Education, Hidden Curriculum, Religious & Private Schooling

O'Malley, Michael P., "Conceptualizing a Critical Pedagogy of Human Soul: Ethnographic Implications for Curriculum Studies," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 4(Summer, 2007), 84-112., Michael P. O'Malley

Annotation: Reports a study of high school seniors'interior experiences and personal transformation during a 4-day Kairos curriculum group process event; highlights spirituality and soulful aspects of education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum as Experience, Religious & Private Schooling, Qualitative Research, Values in the Classroom

Peatling, John H., "Research and Religious Education," Religious Education, 73(September-October, 1978), S101-S125., John H. Peatling

Annotation: Reviews research from 1920-1977 in religious education, character education, and related topics.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Moral Inquiry, Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Values in the Classroom, Character Education, Religious & Private Schooling

Peterson, Frances R. A. , Democracy and Intolerance: Christian School Curricula, School Choice, and Public Policy. Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa International, 2003., Frances R. A. Peterson

Annotation: Analyzes school social studies textbooks (and others) sold by three conservative religious publishers for use in private Protestant Christian schools; examines ideological treatment of politics, economics, foreign affairs, history, court cases, Roman Catholics, and non-Western religions; discusses related public policy issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Textbooks, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum and Politics, Religious & Private Schooling

Plueddemann, James E., "Dilemmas of an Evangelical Curriculum Educator," Religious Education, 79(Winter, 1984), 122-134., James E. Plueddemann

Annotation: Includes an analysis of curriculum definitions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Religious & Private Schooling

Teitelbaum, Kenneth N., "Contestation and Curriculum: The Efforts of American Socialists, 1900-1920," pp. 32-55 in Landon E. Beyer and Michael W. Apple, eds., The Curriculum: Problems, Politics, and Possibilities. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1988., Kenneth N. Teitelbaum

Annotation: Describes the socialist schools of this period and their curricula.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Religious & Private Schooling