Kliebard, Herbert M., Schooled to Work: Vocationalism and the American Curriculum, 1871-1946. New York: Teachers College Press, 1999.
Traces efforts in U.S. educational history to incorporate into the schools and other social institutions viable curriculum related to work and preparation for work, including manual training, vocational education, CCC and NYA; documents the ideology of vocationalism at work and the political tactics of those for and against vocationalism.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Type of Study
Vocational vs. Liberal Education, Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum
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