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Author Powell, Justin J. W., author

Title Barriers to inclusion : special education in the United States and Germany / Justin J.W. Powell
Published Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Yale series in sociology
Yale series in sociology
Contents 1. Special education and studen disability over the twentieth century -- 2. Comparing special educational systems -- 3. Compulsory schooling for all children : learning opportunities in special classes and special schools -- 4. Classifying student dis/abilities and dis/advantages -- 5. The development of special education in the United States -- 6. The development of special education in Germany -- 7. Special education in the United States and Germany compared -- 8. The expansion and divergence of special education systems
Summary Reveals the barriers to school integration of special education students and factors that facilitate reform by comparing and contrasting Germany's segregated special education system to the United State's inclusive special education over the twentieth century
Notes Originally published in 2011 by Paradigm Publishers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 13, 2016)
Subject Inclusive education -- Germany -- History
Inclusive education -- United States -- History
Special education -- Germany -- History
Special education -- United States -- History
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
Inclusive education.
Special education.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315635887