Kliebard, Herbert M., "The Mounting Challenge to the Subject Curriculum,'' pp. 200-221, and "The State of School Subjects at Midcentury," pp. 222-249, in Herbert M. Kliebard, The Struggle for the American Curriculum, 1893-1958, 3rd ed. New York: RoutledgeFalmer, 2004.
Outlines the struggle between the "need"/"core" curriculum and the academic subjects curriculum in the 1940s and 1950s; describes the struggles going on within the academic subjects as well for direction of the curriculum.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Type of Study
Curriculum History, Content Selection and Organization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum
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