Vital Questions Facing Disability Studies in Education

Vital Questions Facing Disability Studies in Education

by Scot Danforth, Susan L. Gabel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820478342

ISBN-13: 9780820478340

Pub. Date: 01/28/2006

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.

Disability studies in education is a provocative and innovative field of social inquiry that challenges standard ways of thinking about disability in education, practices that serve to exclude disabled people from equal educational opportunity, and policies that support or drive inequality. This book brings together the best disability studies in education scholars

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Overview

Disability studies in education is a provocative and innovative field of social inquiry that challenges standard ways of thinking about disability in education, practices that serve to exclude disabled people from equal educational opportunity, and policies that support or drive inequality. This book brings together the best disability studies in education scholars to address the pressing questions facing the field. It provides an introduction to the field for the newcomer, a sharp challenge to the status quo in special and general education, and a map to understanding the serious disability issues confronting education today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820478340
Publisher:
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Series:
Disability Studies in Education, #2
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
383
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Steven J. Taylor: Foreword: Before It Had a Name: Exploring the Historical Roots of Disability Studies in Education - Scot Danforth/Susan L. Gabel: Introduction - Nancy Rice: Teacher Education as a Site of Resistance - Phil Smith: Split———ting the ROCK of {speci[ES]al} e.ducat.ion: FLOWers of lang[ue]age in >DIS<ability studies - Deborah J. Gallagher: The Natural Hierarchy Undone: Disability Studies’ Contributions to Contemporary Debates in Education - Scot Danforth: Learning from Our Historical Evasions: Disability Studies and Schooling in a Liberal Democracy - Chris Kliewer: Disability Studies and Young Children: Finding Relevance - Santiago Solis/David J. Connor: Theory Meets Practice: Disability Studies and Personal Narratives in School - Kagendo Mutua/Robin M. Smith: Disrupting Normalcy and the Practical Concerns of Classroom Teachers - Alicia A. Broderick/D. Kim Reid/Jan Weatherly Valle: Disability Studies in Education and the Practical Concerns of Teachers - Ron Ferguson: Misconceptions and Misunderstandings: Twin Fallacies That Influence Disability Policies - Susan L. Gabel: Applying Disability Theory in Educational Policy: NIDRR’s «New Paradigm of Disability» as a Cautionary Tale - Claire Tregaskis: Developing Inclusive Practice Through Connections Between Home, Community and School - Philip M. Ferguson/Dianne L. Ferguson: Finding the «Proper Attitude»: The Potential of Disability Studies to Reframe Family/School Linkages - Alan Foley: Informing Instructional Technologies: Re-readings of Policy, Practice, and Design - Patricia A. Brown/Sharan E. Brown: Accessible Information Technology in Education: Addressing the «Separate but Equal» Treatment of Disabled Individuals - Linda Ware: A Look at the Way We Look at Disability - Beth A. Ferri: Teaching to Trouble - Susan Peters: Internationalization and the Impact of Disability Studies: Scholarly Work or Political Project? - Bernadette Baker/Fiona Campbell: Transgressing Noncrossable Borders: Disability, Law, Schooling, and Nations - Julie Allan: Conversations Across Disability and Difference: Teacher Education Seeking Inclusion - Nirmala Erevelles: Deconstructing Difference: Doing Disability Studies in Multicultural Educational Context.

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