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Textbooks in American society : politics, policy, and pedagogy

Author: Philip G Altbach
Publisher: Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, ©1991.
Series: SUNY series, frontiers in education.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip G Altbach
ISBN: 0791406695 9780791406694 0791406709 9780791406700
OCLC Number: 22112455
Description: 261 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Regulating the text: The socio-historical roots of state control / Michael W. Apple --
The politics of textbook policy: Proposing a framework / Kenneth K. Wong and Tom Loveless --
The determinants of textbook content / Sherry Keith --
The new world of textbooks: Industry consolidation and its consequences / Gilbert T. Sewall and Peter Cannon --
Constitutional challenges to textbooks / Edward J. Larson --
Nineteenth century policies for twenty-first century practice: The textbook reform dilemma / Harriet Tyson-Bernstein and Arthur Woodward --
California's experience with textbook improvement / Bill Honig --
State-level textbook selection reform: Toward the recognition of fundamental control / J. Dan Marshall --
American textbook reform: What can we learn from the Soviet experience? / Howard Mehlinger. (cont.) From the ivory tower to the bottom line: An editor's perspective on college textbook publishing / Naomi Silverman --
Textbook writing and ideological management: A postmodern approach / Joel Spring --
Basal reading textbooks and the teaching of literacy / Allan Luke --
Basal readers and the illusion of legitimacy / Patrick Shannon --
The unchanging variable: Textbooks in comparative perspective / Philip G. Altbach.
Series Title: SUNY series, frontiers in education.
Responsibility: edited by Philip G. Altbach [and others].

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