Inclusive Education: A Global Perspective provides an overview of the legislation, policies, and challenges to inclusive practices and offers recommendations for the improvement of inclusive education across many global jurisdictions. This scholarly survey of international approaches focuses not only on disability as a separate entity but recognizes that it is closely intertwined with cultural, sociological, and economic realities of daily human life. “Best” practices can not be transplanted but need to arise from an understanding of local contexts and resources to be successful.
The book divides itself into various chapters by continents and clusters of countries to help organize and contextualize the information and provide a snapshot of how inclusion operates in these settings. By looking at the global picture of inclusion, the reader will gain a fuller understanding of the capability of communities to improve their policies and practices in meaningful ways.
September 30, 2023
Paperback, 6 x 9, 140 pages
Dr. Carla DiGiorgio teaches sociology and research methods at UPEI. She has been a professor and researcher for over twenty years and specializes in social systems. Her interests lie at the intersection of ability, society, and culture in educational environments. She is the author of four books, including Inclusive Education: The interaction of identity, power and practice and Field and Habitus in the 21st Century.