Davis, Brent, and Dennis J. Sumara, "Curriculum," pp. 173-180 in David A. Gabbard, ed., Knowledge and Power in the Global Economy: Politics and the Rhetoric of School Reform. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2000.*


Traces the evidence of corporatism in modern curriculum practice; shows the role of curriculum reconceptualists in challenging this view.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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