Title

Disability Does Not Discriminate : Toward a Theory of Multiple Identity Through Coalition

Document Type

Chapter

Publication Date

2016

Publication Title

DisCrit—Disability Studies and Critical Race Theory in Education

Abstract

This groundbreaking volume brings together major figures in Disability Studies in Education (DSE) and Critical Race Theory (CRT) to explore some of today’s most important issues in education. Scholars examine the achievement/opportunity gaps from both historical and contemporary perspectives, as well as the overrepresentation of minority students in special education and the school-to-prison pipeline. Chapters also address school reform and the impact on students based on race, class, and dis/ability and the capacity of law and policy to include (and exclude). Readers will discover how some students are included (and excluded) within schools and society, why some citizens are afforded expanded (or limited) opportunities in life, and who moves up in the world and who is trapped at the “bottom of the well.”

ISBN

978-0-8156-3325-9

Publisher Information

Teachers College Press

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