The Struggle for the American Curriculum, 1893-1958
Published in 1987, the first edition of The Struggle for the American Curriculum was a classic in curriculum studies and in the history of education. This new third edition is thoroughly revised and updated, and includes two new chapters on the renewed attacks on the subject curriculum in the 1940s and 1950s, as well as the way individual school subjects evolved over time and were affected by these attacks.
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Curriculum Ferment in the 1890s
The Curriculum versus the Child
The Curriculum of the Dewey School
Scientific CurriculumMaking and the Rise of Social Efficiency as an Educational Ideal
Some Subject Realignment and the Triumph of Vocationalism
From HomeProject to Experience Curriculum
The Great Depression and the Heyday of Social Meliorism
The Hybridization of the Curriculum
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