Title

Lundgren, Ulf P., "Political Governing and Curriculum Change--From Active to Reactive Curriculum Reforms," pp. 109-122 in Eero Ropo and Tero Autio, eds., International Conversations on Curriculum Studies: Subject, Society, and Curriculum. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2009.

Authors

Ulf P. Lundgren

Annotation

Recaps the history of theories governing curriculum change in Europe and the United States; contrasts decentralization and privatization of curriculum decision-making, as well as governing by goals or outcomes, in relation to the changing culture of globalization; draws implications for practice and research.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Change

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and Politics, Local Control of Schooling, Organization Theory, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Comparative Curriculum

 

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