This Open University Reader is the first of two set books for the undergraduate course ‘Equality, Participation and Inclusion: Learning from each other’ and presents different conceptualisations of how equality, participation and particularly inclusive education may be enacted.

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Equality, Participation and Inclusion 1: Diverse Perspectives

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This Open University Reader is the first of two set books for the undergraduate course ‘Equality, Participation and Inclusion: Learning from each other’ and presents different conceptualisations of how equality, participation and particularly inclusive education may be enacted.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203839782
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 12/30/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 352
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Jonathan Rix is Senior Lecturer in inclusion, curriculum and learning at The Open University, UK.

Melanie Nind is Professor of Education at Southampton University, UK.

Kieron Sheehy is Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Childhood Development at The Open University, UK.

Katy Simmons is a Lecturer in inclusive and special education in the Centre for Curriculum and Teaching Studies at The Open University, UK.

Christopher Walsh is a Senior Lecturer in educational ICT and professional development at The Open University, UK.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Another point of view Jonathan Rix, Christopher Walsh, John Parry and Rajni Kumrai Part 1: Looking back: A personal experience 2. Mabel Cooper’s life story Mabel Cooper 3. ‘The stairs didn’t go anywhere’: a self-advocate’s reflections on specialised services and their impact on people with disabilities Michael F. Giangreco 4. ‘Race’, gender and educational desire Heidi Safia Mirza 5. Brushed behind the bike shed: working-class lesbians' experiences of school Yvette Taylor Part 2: Looking forwards: The development of new thinking 6. Has classroom teaching served its day? Donald McIntyre 7. The politics of education for all Len Barton 8. Why it remains important to take children’s rights seriously Michael Freeman 9. Youth participation in the UK:Bureaucratic disaster or triumph of child rights? Emily Middleton Part 3: Looking from within: Barriers and opportunities 10. Social model or unsociable muddle? Richard Light 11. Including all of our lives: renewing the social model of disability Liz Crow 12. Children's experiences of disability: pointers to a social model of childhood disability' Clare Connors and Kirsten Stalker 13. Towards an affirmation model of disability John Swain and Sally French 14. The news of inclusive education: a narrative analysis Bruce Dorries and Beth Haller 15. Guardians of tradition: presentations of inclusion in three introductory special education textbooks Nancy Rice 16. Transcending transculturalism? Race, ethnicity and health-care Lorraine Culley 17. Countering the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder epidemic: a question of ethics? Linda J. Graham Part 4: Looking from within: The experience of inclusion 18. Inclusion in mainstream classrooms: experiences of deaf pupils Joy Jarvis, Alessandra Iantaffi and Indra Sinka 19. Voices on: teachers and teaching assistants talk about inclusion Pat Sikes, Hazel Lawson and Maureen Parker 20. Lessons from the 1%: children with labels of severe disabilities and their peers as architects of inclusive education Judy K.C. Bentley Part 5: Looking around us: A broader experience 21. Children's "social capital": implications for health and well-being Virginia Morrow 22. Taking looked after children’s views into account on a day-to-day level: the perceptions and experiences of children and social workers Children in Scotland 23. Aversive disablism: subtle prejudice toward disabled people Mark Deal 24. A Collective Model of difference Jonathan Rix and Kieron Sheehy

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