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Deaf Education in Ghana

Alexander Mills Oppong and Daniel Fobi

in Deaf Education Beyond the Western World: Context, Challenges, and Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880514
eISBN:
9780190947538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880514.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes deaf education in Ghana, including the practices and challenges in public special schools for the deaf, early identification, hearing screening, audiological and educational ... More


Classroom Diversity: Towards a Whole-School Approach

Chris Forlin

in Learning Diversity in the Chinese Classroom: Contexts and Practice for Students with Special Needs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098725
eISBN:
9789882207134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098725.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

The focus of this chapter revolves around the developments toward a whole-school approach to inclusive education in the Chinese (Confucian) society. A broad range of issues are discussed, including ... More


Assimilating the Lower Classes

David R. Ambaras

in Bad Youth: Juvenile Delinquency and the Politics of Everyday Life in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245792
eISBN:
9780520932203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245792.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the adjustment of the lower classes. It notes that despite the reformers' humanitarian intentions, they tended to view the lower classes through their own prejudices and ... More


Options for City Schools

William W. Goldsmith

in Saving Our Cities: A Progressive Plan to Transform Urban America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704314
eISBN:
9781501706035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704314.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter argues that the public school crisis will continue unless the nation moves dramatically to reduce racial segregation of residential areas and to enact policies to reduce class ... More


After School Special Education: Sex, Tolerance, and Rehabilitative Television

Julie Passanante Elman

in Disability Media Studies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479867820
eISBN:
9781479802340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867820.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In her analysis of ABC’s After School Specials (1972–1995), Julie Passanante Elman argues that disability was central to television's "turn toward relevance" and its construction of the "teen ... More


Complex needs, divergent frameworks: challenges disabled children face in accessing appropriate support services and inclusive educational opportunities

Cherie Booth, Marc Bush, and Ruth Scott

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/9781847423375.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter shows that bias towards special schools is due to the complex relationship that has evolved between social care law and children's education. It provides an analysis of England and Wales ... More


After School Special Education: Sex, Tolerance, and Rehabilitative Television

Julie Passanante Elman

in Chronic Youth: Disability, Sexuality, and U.S. Media Cultures of Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479841424
eISBN:
9781479806294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479841424.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the television program After School Specials. Despite its widespread popularity, the show was ridiculed for its overt didacticism and hokey “problem novel” storylines. The ... More


Quality of Instruction in Bilingual Schools for Deaf Children: Through the Children’s Eyes and the Camera’s Lens

Daan Hermans, Loes Wauters, Annet de Klerk, and Harry Knoors

in Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199371815
eISBN:
9780190226640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371815.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In many countries deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) students have, on average, consistently been found to fall behind their hearing peers on school achievement tests. Interestingly, there are also ... More


On Other Shores: When Is Separate Inherently Unequal?

Martha Minow

in In Brown's Wake: Legacies of America's Educational Landmark

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195171525
eISBN:
9780197565643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195171525.003.0011
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Even before it was decided by the U.S. Supreme Court, Brown v. Board of Education had a global profile. Swedish economist Gunnar Myrdal in a work that the Carnegie Corporation commissioned in 1944 ... More


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