Edgerton, Susan H., "Curriculum Politics and Policies," pp. 1334-1338 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*


Reviews curriculum politics (hidden, reproduction, resistance, and criticisms) and curriculum policies (centralized vs local) across several countries.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry

Type of Study

Status Study

Narrow Topic

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


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