Strike, Kenneth A., "Schools as Communities: Four Metaphors, Three Models, and a Dilemma or Two," Journal of Philosophy of Education, 34(Novermber, 2000), 617-642.


Suggests and analyzes four conceptualizations of community as metaphor for schools and criticizes them in terms of blended embodiment in three different forms(comprehensive doctrine schools, deliberative democratic schools, and liberation of the mind schools).

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Visions and Philosophies

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives


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