Little, Judith Warren, and Susan M. Threatt, "Work on the Margins: Compromises of Purpose and Content in Secondary Schools," Curriculum Inquiry, 24(Fall,1994), 269-292.


Shows how vocational education in five California comprehensive high schools is compromised in purpose and content.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Ethnographic Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Vocational vs. Liberal Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization


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