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
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study
Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum
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