Buras, Kristen L., and Michael W. Apple, "Introduction," pp.1-39 in The Subaltern Speak: Curriculum, Power, and Educational Struggles. New York: Routledge, 2006.


Gives comprehensive context for understanding the ten studies that follow the introduction; defines subaltern communities and how they speak and act in education; analyzes issues of voice, identity, and whose knowledge is most valued.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge


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