Kliebard, Herbert M., "The Effort to Reconstruct the Modern Curriculum," pp. 19-31 in Landon E. Beyer and Michael W. Apple, eds., The Curriculum: Problems, Politics, and Possibilities. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1988. Also appears in 1998 second edition.


Explains how the curriculum at any given time reflects competing doctrines and practices.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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