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ERIC Number: EJ257241
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
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Schools as Agencies of Social Legitimation.
Anyon, Jean
Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, v3 n2 p86-103 Sum 1981
The arrangement of students into various learning groups is generally based on social class position. Social studies textbooks serve to perpetuate socioeconomic and political distinctions. School is discussed as a legitimating and socializing agency for an understanding of political and economic socialization in the school setting. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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