Apple, Michael W., "Standards, Markets, and Curriculum," pp. 55-74 in Barry M. Franklin, ed., Curriculum and Consequences: Herbert M. Kliebard and the Promise of Schooling. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000.
Analyzes the political movement (called conservative restoration by Apple) in which market forces and performance standards, national curriculum, and national testing are touted as reforms in the curriculum in England; also by inference in the U. S.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Theorists
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study
Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Comparative Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling
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