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Reindal, Solveig Magnus – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2010
This article investigated what the capability approach developed by Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum can contribute to the issue of inclusion as a new theoretical framework for special education. By posing the question: "What is the purpose of inclusion?", I have proposed to answer this query by investigating how the capability approach is able to…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Education, Inclusive Schools, Mainstreaming
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de Boer, Anke; Pijl, Sip Jan; Minnaert, Alexander – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2010
The aim of this study is to review literature about parents' attitudes towards inclusive education. Special attention is paid to parents' attitudes and to the effect of these on the social participation of children with special needs in regular schools. A review of the literature resulted in 10 studies showing that the majority of parents hold…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Socioeconomic Status, Parent Attitudes, Special Needs Students
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Nilholm, Claes; Alm, Barbro – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2010
A case study of what appears to be an inclusive classroom in Sweden is reported. The group of children in the class studied was very heterogeneous: five of the 15 children had a disability diagnosis at the time of the study. One aim of the study was to develop a methodology which can be used in order to investigate in what sense classrooms are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Case Studies, Inclusive Schools
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Dolva, Anne-Stine; Hemmingsson, Helena; Gustavsson, Anders; Borell, Lena – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2010
The objective of this qualitative study was to explore peer interaction in the context of school activities in mainstream classes that included pupils with Down syndrome together with their peers without disabilities in order to identify enabling conditions. Six children with Down syndrome, each of whom was the only one with Down syndrome in a…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Interaction, Special Needs Students, Children
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Humphrey, Neil; Symes, Wendy – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2010
In line with current educational policy on inclusive education, the number of pupils with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) attending mainstream schools is increasing. However, concerns remain about their experiences in school. In particular, previous research has suggested that such pupils are at an increased risk of social exclusion. In light of…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Bullying, Autism, Dyslexia
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Jerlinder, Kajsa; Danermark, Berth; Gill, Peter – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2010
Teachers play a decisive role in making inclusive education a reality. The particular case of inclusion in physical education (PE) poses a specific challenge to teaching practice. How PE teachers view inclusion may provide special insights into teachers' general attitudes toward inclusion and inclusive practices in the general school curriculum.…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Inclusive Schools, Physical Disabilities, Special Needs Students
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Rakap, Salih; Kaczmarek, Louise – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2010
This study investigated the opinions of general education teachers working in public elementary schools in Turkey regarding the inclusion of students with disabilities into their classrooms and their willingness also to include students with more severe learning disabilities. One hundred and ninety-four general education teachers completed the…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, General Education, Negative Attitudes, Disabilities
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Coutsocostas, Georgia-Gloria; Alborz, Alison – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2010
The purpose of this study was to examine Greek mainstream secondary school teachers' perceptions of inclusive education and of having pupils with complex learning disabilities (cLD) in the classroom or school. Participants included 138 Greek mainstream secondary school teachers working in inclusive state schools in northern Greece. Findings…
Descriptors: State Schools, Special Needs Students, Inclusive Schools, Learning Disabilities
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Allan, Julie – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2010
This paper examines inclusion in Scotland and in Europe. It considers some of the uncertainties surrounding inclusion and the questions--many of which give cause for concern--that are currently being raised by researchers, teachers and their representative unions, parents and children. The shifting political and policy contexts and recent patterns…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Inclusive Schools
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Connolley, Steven; Hausstatter, Rune Sarromaa – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2009
This article presents the authors' response to the commentaries on their article. In reply to Julie Allan they contend that it is not so much the exposure to democratic ideas that they are against as much as the argument that democratic practices ought to be a central element in schooling. Moreover, they do not argue that introducing democratic…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Equal Education, Civil Rights, Mainstreaming
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Steinnes, Jenny – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2009
This article presents the author's response to Connolley and Hausstatter's article "Tocqueville on Democracy and Inclusive Education: A More Ardent and Enduring Love of Equality than of Liberty." The perspectives of diversity treated in their article are both diversity among "people's abilities," and diversity of "opinions." According to Connolley…
Descriptors: Mainstreaming, Special Needs Students, Equal Education, Civil Rights
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Allan, Julie – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2009
This article presents the author's response to "Tocqueville on Democracy and Inclusive Education: A More Ardent and Enduring Love of Equality than of Liberty" written by Steven Connolley and Rune Sarromaa Hausstatter. The author agrees with Connolley and Hausstatter that people need to stop and question the assumptions and values associated with…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Democracy, Disabilities, Mainstreaming
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Smith, Anne – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2009
This article presents the author's response to "Tocqueville on Democracy and Inclusive Education: A More Ardent and Enduring Love of Equality than of Liberty" written by Steven Connolley and Rune Sarromaa Hausstatter. Connolley and Hausstatter frame their critique of inclusive education and its relationship to democracy, liberty and equality using…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Democracy, Disabilities, Equal Education
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Connolley, Steven; Hausstatter, Rune Sarromaa – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2009
Drawing from some of the insights on the democratic condition made by Alexis de Tocqueville, this article examines critically the reasons given for inclusive education and the motives behind its growing popularity in western industrialised countries. In particular, we consider the supposed benefits of democratisation and equality that proponents…
Descriptors: Democracy, Democratic Values, Inclusive Schools, Mainstreaming
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Egilson, Snaefridur Thora; Traustadottir, Rannveig – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2009
Drawing on the perspectives of pupils with physical disabilities, their parents and teachers, this study explored the adult support provided to pupils with physical disabilities in regular schools. Data were collected through observations at schools and qualitative interviews. In all, 49 individuals participated in this study: 14 pupils with…
Descriptors: Physical Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Inclusive Schools, Mainstreaming
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