Bateman, Donald R., "The Politics of Curriculum," pp. 54-68 in William F. Pinar, ed., Heightened Consciousness, Cultural Revolution, and Curriculum Theory . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1974. Reprinted pp. 154-174 in James R. Gress and David E. Purpel, eds., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978.


Explains the politics of curriculum and the pedagogy of domination.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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