Apple, Michael W., "Teaching and 'Women's Work': A Comparative Historical and Ideological Analysis," Teachers College Record, 86(Spring, 1985), 455-473. Also appears pp. 29-49 in Edgar B. Gumbert, ed., Expressions of Power in Education. Atlanta: Center for Cross-Cultural Education, 1985.


Discusses the history of women teachers in the U. S. and England.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Enactment and Teaching,Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry,Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Comparative Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum History


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