Miller, Donald F., "Social Policy: An Exercise in Metaphor," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, and Utilization, 7(December, 1985), 191-215.


Discusses seven modes of metaphor in the context of a critique of Schon's work on metaphors in social policy formation.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research

Source Discipline

Field other than Education

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses


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