ERIC Number: EJ442416
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
There Is More to Our History of Giving: The Place of Introductory Textbooks in American Psychology.
Morawski, Jill G.
American Psychologist, v47 n2 p161-69 Feb 1992
Examines the disciplinary and cultural functions of introductory psychology textbooks from around the turn of the century to the present. Preliminary analysis indicates that textbooks have been more than a compendium of knowledge. They have provided a medium for defining social relations and ideals. (SLD)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Definitions, Educational History, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Introductory Courses, Literature Reviews, Psychology, Scientific and Technical Information, Social Influences, Textbook Content, Textbook Evaluation, Textbook Standards, United States History, Values Education
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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