Apple, Michael W. , Official Knowledge: Democatic Education in a Conservative Age , 1st ed. New York: Routledge, 1993. 2nd ed., 2000. 3rd ed., 2014.
Explains the politics of official knowledge in the curriculum, textbooks, state regulations, industry-provided TV news, and packaged curricula; offers personal examples of activist work. 3rd edition has new front material and two new chapters.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Type of Study
Curriculum and Politics, Textbooks
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