Carlson, Dennis L., "Curriculum Planning and the State: The Dynamics of Control in Education," pp. 98-115 in Landon E. Beyer and Michael W. Apple, eds., The Curriculum: Problems, Politics, and Possibilities . Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1988.


Expresses concern with state-sponsored systems models of curriculum planning and proposes an alternative.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling


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