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Comparing special education : origins to contemporary paradoxes

Comparing special education : origins to contemporary paradoxes

Author: John G Richardson; Justin J W Powell
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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
[Études transculturelles]
Études transculturelles
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John G Richardson; Justin J W Powell
ISBN: 9780804760737 080476073X
OCLC Number: 779876805
Description: xii, 346 p. ; 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 Read more...

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