Paechter, Carrie F., Changing School Subjects: Power, Gender, and Curriculum. Philadelphia: Open University Press, 2000.


Reports evidence of the way power and gender differences affect the content, teaching, and learning of certain school subjects (primarily, design and technology, physical education, and music) in English and Welsh secondary schools.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Ethnographic Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum and Politics, Content Selection and Organization, Comparative Curriculum, School Subjects


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