The hunt for disability: The new eugenics and the normalization of school children
Baker, Bernadette (2002) The hunt for disability: The new eugenics and the normalization of school children. Teachers College Record, 104(4), pp. 663-703.
Examines issues of sameness, difference, equality, and democracy in present public school systems, focusing on the question of (dis)ability and implications of rethinking (dis)ability as an ontological issue before its inscription as an educational one concerning the politics of inclusion. The paper analyzes old and new discourses of eugenics as quality control of national populations. (Contains references.) (SM)
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Inclusive Schools, Mainstreaming, Public Education, Regular and Special Education Relationship|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education|
|Deposited On:||19 Nov 2015 00:46|
|Last Modified:||19 Nov 2015 01:33|
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