Venezky, Richard L.,"Texbooks in School and Society," pp. 436-462 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992.
Defines the nature and value of textbooks in U. S. schools, reviews the control of the content of textbooks, and traces the historical evolution of school textbooks.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Type of Study
Textbooks, Curriculum History, Materials Development and Evaluation
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