Eisner, Elliot W., "Curriculum Ideologies," pp. 302-326 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992.
Reviews the role and function of ideologies in curriculum; discusses religious orthodoxy, rational humanism, progressivism, critical theory, reconceptualism, and cognitive pluralism.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Normative Inquiry
Type of Study
Hidden Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum
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