Theories of Inclusive Education: A Student's Guide

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SAGE, Dec 28, 2000 - Education - 185 pages
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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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Contents

Profiles
35
Len Barton
51
Peter Clough
65
Harry Daniels
80
Gillian Fulcher
95
Mike Oliver
112
Roger Slee
125
Sally Tomlinson
129
Sheila Wolfendale
138
Continuing the Dialogue 172
151
Jenny Corbett
170
Index
180
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About the author (2000)

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. 

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