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ERIC Number: EJ292410
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Philosophic Competence, Educational Policy and the Technocratic Threat to Democracy.
Smithson, Alan
Journal of Philosophy of Education, v17 n2 p275-84 1983
It is unwise to give even a philosophically competent school head the power to set curriculum policy. In a democratic society that power should be held by the community rather than by technocrats because of the possibility of authoritarian abuse by specialists not accountable to the larger community. (IS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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