Apple, Michael W., "The Politics of Official Knowledge: Does a National Curriculum Make Sense? Teachers College Record, 95(Winter, l993), 222-241; reprinted pp. 22-41 in Michael W. Apple, Cultural Politics and Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 1996.*


Argues against conservative perspective on a national curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum and Politics, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Curriculum Standards and Testing


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