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Author Liasidou, Anastasia, author.

Title Inclusive education and the issue of change : theory, policy and pedagogy / Anastasia Liasidou.

Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Policy and practice in the classroom
Policy and practice in the classroom.
Springer English/International eBooks 2015 - Full Set
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Neoliberal Reforms, the Crisis of Education -- 3. Inclusive Education Policymaking and the Question of Change -- 4.Theorizing Educational Change within the Context of Inclusion: Socio-Cultural and Whole-School Considerations -- 5. Inclusive Classrooms and the Issue of Change -- 6. Sustainable Inclusive Education Reforms -- 7. Disability Studies at the Cross-Road of Critical, Feminist, Anti-Racist Theories and the Issue of Change -- 8. Educational Leadership and Socially Just Change -- 9. Disability Studies and the Issue of Change; The Voices of Disabled People/Students -- 10. Conclusions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "This book critically examines transformative change within the context of inclusive education policy and practice. Exploring the theoretical, policy and classroom (pedagogical) dimensions of the process of transformative change, this book documents the ways in which ideological presuppositions and professional practice should be transformed in order to meet learner diversity in effective and non-discriminatory ways. The distinctiveness of the book lies in its analytical approach, which aims to blend diverse perspectives and disciplinary lenses to provide a comprehensive understanding of the ways in which transformative changes aligned with the tenets of an inclusive discourse can be theorized and enacted. The sheer complexity and interdependency of the perspectives underpinning the process of change, necessitates adopting a multiperspectival and multidisciplinary approach to theorizing educational change. "-- Provided by publisher.
Other author SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Inclusive education.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781137333704