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ERIC Number: EJ189411
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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Elementary Social Studies Textbooks and Legitimating Knowledge
Anyon, Jean
Theory and Research in Social Education, 6, 3, 40-55, Sep 78
Discusses possible social meanings of social studies knowledge. Argues that a major social function of the information in social studies textbooks is to provide formal justification for and legitimation of ongoing institutional practices. (Author)
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Language: English
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