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Barriers to inclusion : special education in the United States and Germany

Author: Justin J W Powell
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Paradigm Publishers, ©2011.
Series: Yale series in sociology.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Barriers to Inclusion offers a comparative and historical account of the rise of special education over the twentieth century in the United States and Germany.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Justin J W Powell
ISBN: 9781594512087 1594512086
OCLC Number: 149602266
Description: xv, 327 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword by Karl Ulrich Mayer 1. Disability and Special Education over the Twentieth Century Part One: The Construction of Special Education Organizations and Disability 2. Comparing (Federal) Education Systems: Ideologies, Institutions, and Interests 3. Compulsory Schooling for All Children: Structured Learning Opportunities in Special Schools (Germany) and Special Classes (United States) 4. Classifying "Special Educational Needs": Categorical Boundaries of Student Disability and Disadvantage Part Two: The Development of Special Education Systems: Isomorphism, Expansion, Inertia 5. Germany's Special Schools since 1900 6. Special Classes in the United States since 1900 7. Comparing German and American Special Education Systems Part Three: Barriers to Inclusive Education 8. Institutional Barriers to Inclusion 9 Inclusive Education for the Twenty-first Century?
Series Title: Yale series in sociology.
Responsibility: Justin J.W. Powell.

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Barriers to Inclusion provides an in-depth comparative and historical account of the rise of special education over the twentieth century in the United States and Germany. This institutional analysis demonstrates how professional groups, social movements, and education and social policies shaped the...
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