This book represents an original and innovative series of insights, ideas and questions concerning inclusive education and cross-cultural understandings. Drawing on historical and cultural material, policy developments, legislation and research findings, the book provides a critical exploration of key factors including inclusive education, human rights, change, diversity and special educational needs. The contributors focus closely on how these factors are defined and experienced within particular societies.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 202
Weight: 700 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 11 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2007. 2nd printing 2008
From the reviews:
"This book, the fourth volume in the series on Inclusive Education: Cross Cultural Perspectives, is a collection of contributions and case studies from Canada in North America, England, Ireland ... and Trinidad and Tobago from the Caribbean. ... The book is ... situated within the broad context of the series which is committed to 'exploring the meaning and function of inclusive education in a world characterized by rapid social, economic and political change'. ... The contributors range from professors, faculty deans and doctoral students." (Michael Omolewa, International Review of Education, Vol. 55, 2009)
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