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ERIC Number: EJ651403
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0161-4681
The Hunt for Disability: The New Eugenics and the Normalization of School Children.
Baker, Bernadette
Teachers College Record, v104 n4 p663-703 Jun 2002
Examines issues of sameness, difference, equality, and democracy in present public school systems, focusing on the question of (dis)ability and implications of rethinking (dis)ability as an ontological issue before its inscription as an educational one concerning the politics of inclusion. The paper analyzes old and new discourses of eugenics as quality control of national populations. (Contains references.) (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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