Carlson, Dennis, "Are We Making Progress? Ideology and Curriculum in an Age of No Child Left Behind," pp. 91-114 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.
Comments on Apple's use of the language of ideology in the critique of hegemonic power and urges the forging of counter-hegemonic movements to act against control mechanisms in education, especially in NCLB.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study
Curriculum and Politics, Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Social Efficiency/Control
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