Apple, Michael W., Educating the 'Right' Way: Markets, Standards, God, and Inequality. New York: Routledge, 2001. 2nd ed., 2006.


Gives an elaborate analysis of four movements that have been combined by the political right to capture the discourse on recent educational policy and practice (neoliberalism, neoconservatism, authoritarian populism, and managerialism). Second edition adds new material on No Child Left Behind Act and on home schooling.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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