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ERIC Number: EJ584998
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0022-0574
Children with Special Needs: A Postmodern Perspective.
Elkind, David
Journal of Education, v180 n2 p1-16 1998
Describes and analyzes changing concepts of childhood and special needs education in the modern era, from the 17th century through World War II, and the postmodern era beginning in the middle of the 20th century. The "reinvention" of childhood in the postmodern era has included children with special physical needs and assured their right to education. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Note: Theme issue titled "Special Education: A Test for Liberal Democracy."