ERIC Number: EJ479393
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
The Pull of Societal Forces on Special Education.
Gallagher, James J.
Journal of Special Education, v27 n4 p521-30 Win 1994
Societal forces influencing special education today include expectations of programs for exceptional children, the consequence of fear of being accused of ethnic or social discrimination in placing students in special education, special education as an entry to services, the philosophy of full inclusion, and issues of power and influence in integrating special and general education. (JDD)
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Mainstreaming, Minority Group Children, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Social Change, Social Influences, Social Integration, Special Education, Special Needs Students, Student Placement
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Theory and Practice of Special Education: Taking Stock a Quarter Century after Deno and Dunn.