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Comparing special education
John G. Richardson

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Comparing special education
from origins to contemporary paradoxes
John G. Richardson and Justin J. W. Powell

Published 2011 by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English.

Table of 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?

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
LC3965 .R43 2011

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p. cm.

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