Apple, Michael W., "Analyzing Determinations: Understanding and Evaluating the Production of Social Outcomes in Schools," Curriculum Inquiry, 10(Spring, 1980), 55-76.*


Presents an analysis of ideological and practical tendencies for and against reproduction and socialization in a school and suggests how this may be used in evaluating and explaining outcomes.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Defining Curriculum Research Questions

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Evaluative Inquiry, Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Hidden Curriculum


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