Nozaki, Yoshiko, "Riding Tensions Critically: Ideology, Power/Knowledge, and Curriculum Making," pp. 69-89 in Lois Weis, Cameron McCarthy, and Greg Dimitriadis, eds., Ideology, Curriculum, and the New Sociology of Education: Revisiting the Work of Michael Apple. New York: Routledge, 2006.


Yoshiko Nozaki


Examines Foucault's idea of genealogy as a theory for curriculum; discusses this in relation to epistemological and methodological tensions concerning ideology and truth.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Ideology and School Knowledge, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses


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