In this groundbreaking volume, 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).
David J. Connor is professor and chair of the Department of Special Education at Hunter College, CUNY. Beth A. Ferri is professor and coordinator of the doctoral program in special education at Syracuse University, New York. Subini A. Annamma is an assistant professor in special education at the University of Kansas.
DisCrit invites all of us to be more alert to, and aware of, how we exist in relationship to the many others working in educational environments.
--H-Net Reviews in the Humanities and Social Sciences This volume extends an important discourse that critically renders visible the power dynamics that operate at the site of the production of disability among raced populations.
--Teachers College Record
Dewey Decimal Classfication (DDC)