Phillips, D. C., "The Hidden Curriculum and the Latest Functions of Schooling: Two Overlapping Perspectives," "1. Why the Hidden Curriculum is Hidden," pp. 274-280 in C. J. B. Macmillan, ed., Philosophy of Education 1980. Proceedings of 36th Annual Meeting of the Philosophy of Education Society. Normal, IL: Philosophy of Education Society, ISU, 1981.


D. C. Phillips


Analyzes the hidden curriculum in terms of the latent functions of schooling and rejects these arguments.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Hidden Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives


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