Luke, Allan, "Generalizing Across Borders: Policy and the Limits of Educational Science," Educational Researcher, 40(November, 2011), 367-377.


Allan Luke


Explores the issue of transferring educational policies from one country to another, including into the United States from outside; critiques specific attempts and stresses the centrality that the cultural context plays in such situations.

Broad Topical Focus

Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Implementation, Knowledge Utilization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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