Giroux, Henry A., "Teacher Education and the Ideology of Social Control," Journal of Education (Boston University), 162(Winter, 1980), 5-27. Reprinted pp. 143-159 in his Ideology, Culture and the Process of Schooling . Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1981.


Henry A. Giroux


Applies the concepts of power, culture, ideology, and hegemony to the form and content of teacher education; advises the use of theories not based exclusively in prediction and control.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teacher Education, Social Efficiency/Control


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