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ERIC Number: EJ723273
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Aug
Pages: 15
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 28
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0309-8249
Citizenship, Competence and Profound Disability
Vorhaus, John
Journal of Philosophy of Education, v39 n3 p461-475 Aug 2005
In this paper, I argue that reflection on competence and enfranchisement in relation to profound disability forces re-examination of the grounds of citizenship, with implications for theories of distributive justice in education. The primary purpose is less to point up that some people are disenfranchised without injustice; it is more to advance the view that, since enfranchisement is not an option for some profoundly disabled people, we require a conception of citizenship that is more sensitive to their distinctive needs and interests.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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