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Comparing Special EducationOrigins to Contemporary Paradoxes

Comparing Special Education: Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes

John G. Richardson and Justin J.W. Powell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760737
eISBN:
9780804779135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760737.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In today's schools the number of students who receive additional resources to access the curriculum is growing rapidly, and the ongoing expansion of special education is among the most significant ... More

Uncommon SchoolsThe Global Rise of Postsecondary Institutions for Indigenous Peoples

Uncommon Schools: The Global Rise of Postsecondary Institutions for Indigenous Peoples

Wade Cole

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772105
eISBN:
9780804779074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772105.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Postsecondary institutions for indigenous peoples emerged in the late 1960s, just as other special purpose colleges based on gender or race began to close. What accounts for the emergence of these ... More

University Expansion in a Changing Global EconomyTriumph of the BRICs?

University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, and Maria Dobryakova

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786010
eISBN:
9780804786416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786010.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This is a study of higher education expansion and its changing quality in the world's four largest developing economies—Brazil, Russia, India, and China—known as the BRIC countries. These four ... More

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