Ylimaki, Rose M., and C. Cryss Brunner, "Power and Collaboration-Consensus/Conflict in Curriculum Leadership: Status Quo or Change?" American Educational Research Journal, 48(December, 2011) 1258-1285.


Provides a sociological analysis of organizational change as the basis for a qualitative study of curriculum leaders' rhetoric and philosophies of change in two schools' literacy programs; points to the need to incorporate notions of power and conflict into models of collaboration-consensus.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Change

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Ethnographic Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Deliberation, Discourse Analysis, Reading


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