The Social Studies Wars, by Evans, Ronald W.
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- ISBN: 9780807744192 | 0807744190
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/1/2004
Ronald Evans describes and interprets the continuing battles over the purposes, content, methods, and theorectical foundations of the social studies curriculum. This facinating volume: addresses the failure of social studies to reach its potential for dynamic teaching because of a lack of consensus in the field; links the ever-changing rhetoric and policy decisions to their influence on classroom practice; and helps to clarify the meaning, direction, and purposes of social studies instruction in schools.