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Reflections on Disability and Social Reproduction

Colin Ong-Dean

in Distinguishing Disability

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780226630007
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226630021 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226630021.003.0007
Reflections on Disability and Social Reproduction

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This chapter sums up the key findings of this volume about the role of parents in the education of disabled children. It highlights the inequity in special education and the relation between study of disability and the study of social reproduction. This chapter suggests that this volume should not be considered as a definitive statement of the connections of privilege to special education but as a thumbnail sketch of a largely unexplored territory.

Keywords: parents; disabled children; special education; disability; social reproduction; privilege

Chapter.  3336 words. 

Subjects: Schools Studies

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