Beyer, Landon E., and Michael W. Apple, "Values and Politics in the Curriculum," pp. 3-16 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 pp. 1-17 in second edition, 1998.


Introduces the book's essays and places them historically within the curriculum field's perennial and complex questions.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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