McEneaney, E. H., and J. W. Meyer, "The Content of the Curriculum: An Institutionalist Perspective," pp. 189-211 in Maureen T. Hallinan, ed., Handbook of the Sociology of Education. New York: Kluwer, 2000.


Deals with tracking, hidden curriculum, choice, universal participation, culture, globalization, change, reform and resistance, differentiation, and related theories.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Change

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Scientific/Empirical Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Content Selection and Organization, Ideology and School Knowledge, Hidden Curriculum, Curriculum Differentiation


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