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ERIC Number: EJ158832
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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The Sacred and Profane Uses of Labeling
Gallagher, James J.
Mental Retardation, 14, 6, 3-7, Dec 76
Labeling exceptional children can be beneficial in that it can lead to differentiated treatment, give more insight into etiology and prevention, and call public attention to a specific problem; however, it can be used to preserve a social hierarchy by keeping minority group children from opportunities and delay needed social reform. (Author/IM)
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