Beyer, Landon E., "Schooling for the Culture of Democracy," pp. 219-238 in Landon E. Beyer and Michael W. Apple, eds., The Curriculum: Problems, Politics, and Possibilities . Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1988.


Landon E. Beyer


Examines the role of schools in a democracy, moral discourse, and changing views of democracy; discusses ways critical inquiry in curriculum has dominated the study of various inequalities in schools.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Democratic Education, Curriculum as Experience


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