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Comparing special education : origins to contemporary paradoxes

Author: John G Richardson; Justin J W Powell
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2011.
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"Comparing Special Education" unites in-depth comparative and historical studies with analyses of global trends to uncover similarities and differences found in special education systems around the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John G Richardson; Justin J W Powell
ISBN: 9780804760737 080476073X
OCLC Number: 664842353
Description: xii, 346 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : from origins to contemporary paradoxes in special education --
Ideas and institutions : the enlightenments, human nature, and disability --
Economic change, state-making, and citizenship --
The global institution of special education --
Historical models and social logics of special education systems --
Institutionalizing special education systems and their divergence over the twentieth century --
Special education participation and the simultaneous rise of segregation and inclusion --
Rights, liberties and education in "least" and "most" restrictive settings : contrasting futures of public education and juvenile justice --
Between global intentions and national resistance : from special education to inclusive education?
Responsibility: John G. Richardson and Justin J.W. Powell.

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"In an area of educational practice rife with nostrums and fruitless ideological controversy, this unique book identifies key issues that children with unusual needs pose for the enterprise of schooling."—Robert Dreeben, University of Chicago

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