Title

Apple, Michael W., "The Text and Cultural Politics," Educational Researcher, 21(October, 1992), 4-11.*

Annotation

Analyzes the presence of official knowledge in textbooks, the political and cultural forces that effect textbook content, and how readers respond to such texts.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, 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, Textbooks, Ideology and School Knowledge

 

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