The Moral Debate on Special Education (Counterpoints #444) (Hardcover)

The Moral Debate on Special Education (Counterpoints #444) By Shirley R. Steinberg (Editor), Bernardo E. Pohl Cover Image
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This is book number 444 in the Counterpoints series.


The fusion of critical pedagogy, holistic (moral) education, and disability studies continues to be uncharted waters and, in some academic venues, a hotly contested topic. A discourse advocating for a liberating pedagogy for the disabled is still absent. Based on critical and moral pedagogy, The Moral Debate on Special Education is the self-narrative of a disabled special education teacher who is searching for the answers and spaces where this dialogue and narrative can take place. What started as mere research for social justice in education has morphed, unintentionally, into the moral quest for justice and equality in special education. Celebrating the legacy of Paulo Freire, Joe L. Kincheloe, Shirley Steinberg, David Purpel, Peter McLaren, Cameron White, Michael Connelly, Jean Clandinin, and other contemporaries, Bernardo E. Pohl, Jr. delves into the tensions, promises, and challenges of special education from the unique perspective of a disabled educator.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781433121081
ISBN-10: 1433121085
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publi
Publication Date: August 23rd, 2013
Pages: 171
Language: English
Series: Counterpoints