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Greene, Maxine – Curriculum Inquiry, 1977
The part the artistic-aesthetic might play in contemporary curriculum would be providing opportunities for the seizing of a range of meanings by persons open to the world. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Education, Cultural Enrichment, Curriculum Development
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Greene, Maxine – Curriculum Inquiry, 1983
A historical overview of American literary and political writings shows the concept of equality of opportunity to have been equivocal, serving the interests of the powerful while placating the powerless, regardless of noble educational objectives. Education can be equitable and equalizing in offering beginnings to diverse individuals only if just…
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Equal Education, School Role, Social Bias
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Greene, Maxine – Curriculum Inquiry, 1985
Discusses the "American jeremiad"--a pervasive ideological theme portraying a national mission and our failures in achieving it--and the influence of this ideology on elementary and secondary education. (MCG)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Back to Basics, Conformity, Conservatism