The Politics of the Textbook
Apple, Michael W. Apple, Linda K. Christian-Smith
Routledge, 1991 - Education - 290 pages
The Politics of the Textbook analyzes the political, economic and cultural factors that shape the production, distribution and reception of school texts.
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