This book traces the major stages of thinking in the development of inclusive education. It provides overviews of the main theoretical influences: the medico-psychological model; sociological positions; curriculum studies; school effectiveness; and the impact upon policy and practice of the Disability Movement. Positioned and discussed in their historical contexts the book provides a synopsis and critique of the last 50 years, including the introduction of the term "Special Educational Needs," the practice of integration, and the present processes of inclusive education.
The unique features of this book include personal reflections by a number of people who are considered to have had major influence in the
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About the Author
Peter Clough is Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Sheffield. Peter taught English and Drama, in the 1970s, in London and later in a number of special schools. His research interests include the use of narrative and fictional writing in research and research report. Peter has taught Inclusive Education and Early Childhood Education at the University of Sheffield, has been Professor of Inclusive Education at Queen’s Belfast and at Liverpool Hope, and Research Fellow at the University of Chester. Peter is an Honorary Professor at the School of Education, University of Sheffield, where he teaches Masters and Doctoral students. Amongst over 50 publications focusing on equality, inclusion difference, and teachers’ lives are several books published with Sage.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: ROUTES TO INCLUSIONIntroductionLondon 1978Sheffield 2000Constructing Difference and DifficultyExploring Perspectives on InclusionSome Key PerspectivesThe Psycho-Medical LegacyThe Sociological ResponseCurricular ApproachesSchool Improvement StrategiesDisability Studies CritiqueConclusion Powerful CoalitionsPART TWO: WRITERS ON INCLUSIVE EDUCATIONMel AinscowJulie AllanColin BarnesLen BartonDouglas BiklenTony BoothPeter CloughJenny CorbettMairian CorkerHarry DanielsAlan Dyson Lani FlorianSally FrenchGillian FulcherBob LingardPeter MittlerBrahm NorwichMike OliverPatricia PottsSheila RiddellRoger SleeSally TomlinsonKlaus WedellOverviewPART THREE: LINKING THEORY WITH PRACTICEWhy Relate Theory to PracticeDeveloping an Inclusive EthosMainstreaming Students with Autism or Asperger's SyndromeThe Philosophy, Policy and Management of InclusionReconciling Policy and Practice in Inclusive EducationInclusion in the Early Years CurriculumLabelling and Social ExclusionGender and Special EducationEmotional and Behavioural Difficulties and Social ExclusionInclusion and School Effectiveness Inclusion Raising Standards for AllSchool Effectiveness A Comparison Between Two SchoolsCurriculum and PedagogyThe Literacy HourCurriculum and Pedagogy for DiversityContinuing the Dialogue