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Title International practices in special education : debates and challenges / Margret A. Winzer and Kas Mazurek, editors.
Imprint Washington, DC : Gallaudet University Press, 2011.

Subject Education and state -- Cross-cultural studies.
Special education -- Cross-cultural studies.
Alt Name Mazurek, Kas.
Winzer, M. A. (Margret A.), 1940-
Description 1 online resource (216 pages)
Summary "Travels the world to examine the world to examine the progress of special education"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record.
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. One North America -- Convictions, Successes, and Challenges -- 1. Journey from Awareness and Advocacy to Action: Special Education in the United States / Mark P. Mostert -- 2. Celebrating the Challenges: Tracking the Inclusive Reform in Canada / Margret A. Winzer -- pt. Two Europe -- Reforming and Restructuring National Systems -- 3. "Education for All" in the Countries of the United Kingdom / John Anderson -- 4. Reform, Restructure, and Renew: Special Education in Poland / Jolanta Baran -- 5. Special Education from an International Perspective: The Case of Germany / Ulf Algermissen -- pt. Three Africa -- Aspirations and Challenges -- 6. Special Needs Education in Ethiopia / Temesgen Fereja -- 7. Special Education Contexts, Problems, and Prospects in Nigeria / Fr. Max Mary Tabugbo Offor -- pt. Four Middle East -- Innovations and Opportunities -- 8. One Step Forward, Two Steps Backward: Special Education in Israel / Thomas P. Gumpel -- 9. Opportunities and Challenges for Improving Special Education in the United Arab Emirates / Hytham Bany Issa -- pt. Five South Asia -- Diversity, Progress, and Challenges -- 10. Facing the Challenge of Inclusion in India / Anjali Misra -- 11. Making the Invisibles Visible: Special Education in Pakistan / Mah Nazir Riaz -- pt. Six Pacific Rim -- Changing Paradigms and New Approaches -- 12. Special Education in Rising China: Its Developments, Prospects, and Challenges in the Early 21st Century / Wing-Wah Law -- 13. Special Education in South Korea: Overcoming Conflicts for the Realization of Educational Welfare / Jung -- 14. Current Developments in Education Policy for Students With Disabilities in Australia / Joseph Zajda -- 15. New Perspectives on Special Needs and Inclusive Education in Japan / Mitsuyasu Tomita.
ISBN 9781563685132 (electronic bk.)
1563685132 (electronic bk.)
9781563685095 (hardback)
1563685094 (hardcover)
OCLC # 808337192
Additional Format Print version: International practices in special education. Washington, DC : Gallaudet University Press, 2011 (DLC) 2011033162



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