Apple, Michael W., and Anita Oliver, "Becoming Right: Education and the Formation of Conservative Movements," Teachers College Record, 97(Spring, 1996), 419-445; reprinted pp. 42-67 in Michael W. Apple, Cultural Politics and Education. New York: Teachers College Record, 1996.


Traces the way the Right has developed it's stance toward certain educational policies and provides an illustration from a local school system.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Ethnographic Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling, Curriculum and Politics


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