ERIC Number: EJ476755
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Hip, Hype, Hope: Social Studies Reform for the 1990's.
Nelson, Murry R.
International Journal of Social Education, v8 n1 p50-58 Spr 1993
Maintains that current efforts to reform education and social studies are cycles of media hyperbole and political hope. Contends that issues underlying various programs are really about power and control. Argues that social studies has a role in making schools and students models of democratic thought and action. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Citizenship Education, Comparative Education, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Vouchers, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Geography, History, National Standards, Parent School Relationship, Politics of Education, Public Relations, Social Sciences, Social Studies
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Location: Japan