McNeil, Linda M., "Reclaiming a Voice: American Curriculum Scholars and the Politics of What is Taught in Schools," Phi Delta Kappan, 71(March, 1990), 517-518. Related articles: David Cohen, pp. 518-522; Elliot W. Eisner, pp. 523-526; Michael Apple, pp. 526-530; Ann Leiberman, pp. 531-533; Anne C. Lewis, pp. 534-538. *


Linda M. McNeil


Analyzes and critiques the role of curriculum scholars in the current political decisions on curriculum content; first of six articles in a symposium.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Content Selection and Organization, Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum and Politics


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