Hunkins, Francis P., "Building Curriculum: Influences and Mechanisms," pp. 83-129 in O. L. Davis, Jr., ed., Perspectives on Curriculum Development: 1776-1976 . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1976.


Discusses some of the influences on curriculum development historically (as well as the experience of minorities and women) and some of the emergent mechanisms of curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences,Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History


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