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Author Beyer, Landon E., 1949-

Title Curriculum in conflict : social visions, educational agendas, and progressive school reform / Landon E. Beyer, Daniel P. Liston.

Publication Info. New York : Teachers College Press, [1996]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  375 B573C    Check Shelf
Description xxi, 242 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. The Historical Legacy -- Early Educational Patterns -- The Contexts of Modern Curriculum Concerns -- The Birth of Curriculum Studies -- The Curriculum Field in Maturity -- 2. The New Right: Individualism, Free Markets, and Character -- Elements of a Perceived Crisis and a Preferred Solution -- The New Right's "Call to Arms" -- Classical Liberal Theory and Society -- Individualism and Liberty -- Moral Judgment -- The Role of the State -- Conclusion: The New Right and Social/Educational Practice -- 3. Modern Liberalism and the Welfare State -- A Critique of Classical Liberal Theory and Society -- Creating the Welfare State -- Education and Social Democracy -- 4. Dominating Dynamics: Radical Critiques of Class, Gender, and Race -- Class, Gender, and Race -- Feminist Analyses: Gender, Patriarchy, and Schools -- Racism, White Supremacy, and Education -- 5. Postmodernism -- Postmodern Analysis -- Some Paradoxes of Postmodern Analysis -- Postmodernism and Moral Actions -- 6. Our Social and Democratic Vision: Toward a New Progressivism -- A Social Vision -- Democratic Values and Practices -- 7. One Progressive Agenda -- The Broad Contours -- Curriculum Planning -- A Progressive Vision.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-233) and indexes.
Subject Education -- United States -- Curricula.
Curriculum planning -- Social aspects -- United States.
Postmodernism and education -- United States.
Added Author Liston, Daniel Patrick.
ISBN 0807735299 (acid-free paper)
0807735280 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
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