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Textbooks in Transition: The Incorporation and Abjection of Race, Class and Gender in High School American History Textbooks, 1960s-2000s

Abstract Michael Apple's scholarship on curriculum, educational ideology, and official knowledge continues to be influential to the study of schooling. Drawing on the sociological insights of Pierre Bourdieu and the cultural studies approaches of Raymond Williams, Apple articulates a theory of schooling that pays particular attention to how official knowledge is incorporated into the processes of schooling, including textbooks. In an effort to contribute to Apple's scholarship on textbooks, this study analyzed high school American history textbooks from the 1960s through the 2000s with specific attention to the urban riots of the late-1960s, sixties counterculture, and the women's movement utilizing Julia Kristeva's psychoanalytic co... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Kearl, Benjamin (Author) / Margolis, Eric (Advisor) / Blumenfeld-Jones, Donald (Committee member) / Sandlin, Jennifer (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education / Sociology of education / Epistemology / abjection / Julia Kristeva / sixties counterculture / textbooks / urban riots / women's movement
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 147 pages
Language English
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Note M.A. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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