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Multi-agency working and disabled children and young people: from ‘what works’ to ‘active becoming’

Liz Todd

in Education, disability and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423375
eISBN:
9781447302186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423375.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter addresses the assumptions and implications of policy developments in multi-agency working, which has been in existence over at least the last three decades for the support of disabled ... More


The Global Institution of Special Education

in Comparing Special Education: Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760737
eISBN:
9780804779135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760737.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In 1957, the first survey of special education conducted by the United Nations revealed its presence worldwide, yielding data on the total numbers of students in schools and classes by gender and ... More


From SEN to Sen: could the ‘capabilities’ approach transform the educational opportunities of disabled children?

Neil Crowther

in Education, disability and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423375
eISBN:
9781447302186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423375.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents an argument which states that the capabilities approach, which was advanced by Amartya Sen, offers a fruitful practical and political way in making the human right to education ... More


Meeting the standard but failing the test: children and young people with sensory impairments

Olga Miller, Rory Cobb, and Paul Simpson

in Education, disability and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423375
eISBN:
9781447302186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423375.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter focuses on issues surrounding the relationship of the assessment and attainment of children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities that arise from visual, ... More


The changing policy context

Mike Feintuck and Roz Stevens

in School admissions and accountability: Planning, choice or chance?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306238
eISBN:
9781447310815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306238.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Themes, and variations within them, are considered. They have informed debate about school admissions as an aspect of education policy (and social policy more generally) in England post-1945. A ... More


Introduction

David Ruebain and Steve Haines

in Education, disability and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423375
eISBN:
9781447302186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423375.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the progress made since the 1980s in educational provision in the UK for disabled students. It looks at each stage of education and highlights some of the unresolved issues in ... More


(Dis)abilities

Della Rocca

in Parenting for a Digital Future: How Hopes and Fears about Technology Shape Children's Lives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190874698
eISBN:
9780190874735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874698.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family, Social Psychology and Interaction

Parents of children with special education needs and disabilities (SEN) often experience an intensified struggle to balance the risks of digital technologies while also embracing the opportunities. ... More


School admissions and accountability: Planning, choice or chance?

Mike Feintuck and Roz Stephens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306238
eISBN:
9781447310815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306238.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The processes for allocating places at secondary schools in England are perennially controversial. Providing integrated coverage of the policy, practice and outcomes from 1944 to 2012, this book ... More


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