Franklin, Barry M., "From Curriculum Thought to School Practice: Minneapolis Educators and the Search for Social Control," pp. 138-170 in his Building the American Community: The School Curriculum and the Search for Social Control. Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1986.


GIves concrete examples of social control ideology at work in Minneapolis Public Schools ; this is an expanded version of an article in Curriculum Inquiry 12(Spring, 1982).

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Case Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Social Efficiency/Control


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