Inclusive Education, Politics and Policymaking (Contemporary Issues in Education Studies)
By: Anastasia Liasidou (author)Hardback
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This title offers a critical overview on the history of inclusive education policy and practice developments, with suggestions for possible ways forward. "Inclusive Education, Politics and Policymaking" provides a critical and up to date overview on how far we have come in educational policy and practice in regards to inclusive education, and suggests possible ways forward. The author brings together and critically analyses a wide range of theories and research in exploring inclusion in education. To make this text fully engaging for the reader, activities are presented which have been used on Education Studies courses to encourage students to reflect on their own experiences enabling them to position themselves within the theory and research in this field. These activities are transferable to primary, secondary, further and adult education contexts. "Inclusive Education, Politics and Policymaking" serves as an ideal introduction to this contemporary issue and provokes a critical review and engagement with study in this field for students of Education Studies and MA Education courses.
This series presents an authoritative, coherent and focused collection of core texts to introduce the contemporary issues that are covered in Education Studies, and related programmes.
Anastasia Liasidou is Assistant Professor of Inclusive Education at the European University, Cyprus, and former Senior Lecturer of Inclusive Practice and Education at Roehampton University, London, UK.
Introduction; 1. Perspectives on Inclusion: Discourses, Politics and Educational Practice; 2. Pedagogy for Inclusion; 3. Special Education Policymaking: A Critique; 4. Understanding Education Policymaking; 5. Defining the Notion of Ideology: The Interplay of Ideas; 6. Inclusive Policies and Institutional Conditions; 7. Cross-cultural Perspectives on Inclusive Education Policymaking; 8. Conclusions; Bibliography; Index.
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