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Author Richardson, John G.

Title Comparing special education [electronic resource] : origins to contemporary paradoxes / John G. Richardson and Justin J. W. Powell.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2011.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 346 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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?.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Special education -- Cross-cultural studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Powell, Justin J. W.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780804760737 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804779135 (e-book)

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