Apple, Michael W., "The Hidden Curriculum and the Nature of Conflict," Interchange, 2(No. 4, 1971), 27-40. Reprinted pp. 95-119 in William Pinar, ed., Curriculum Theorizing: The Reconceptualists. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1975.


Discusses the hidden curriculum and the part conflict plays in it.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Hidden Curriculum, Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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