Apple, Michael W., "On Analyzing Hegemony," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 1(Winter, 1979), 10-27. A revised version appears pp. 1-25 in his Ideology and Curriculum. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1979. Also in 2nd ed., 1990.


Addresses how thought and culture are determined by the social and economic structure; shows how to detect ideology.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Knowledge Generation


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