Peterson, Frances R. A. , Democracy and Intolerance: Christian School Curricula, School Choice, and Public Policy. Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa International, 2003.


Analyzes school social studies textbooks (and others) sold by three conservative religious publishers for use in private Protestant Christian schools; examines ideological treatment of politics, economics, foreign affairs, history, court cases, Roman Catholics, and non-Western religions; discusses related public policy issues.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Textbooks, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum and Politics, Religious & Private Schooling


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