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Challenging ableism

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

New directions for adult and continuing education ; no. 132, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, p.110 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb LC4812 .C435 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9668933

Keywords:

Adult education, People with disabilities--Education, People with disabilities--Employment, Sociology of disability

Abstract:

Contents: Editor's notes / Tonette S. Rocco -- Shifting lenses : a critical examination of disability in adult education / Tonette S. Rocco, Antonio Delgado -- Getting to know you : the prospect of challenging ableism through adult learning / Margaret A. McLean -- Conducting research with the disability community : a rights-based approach / Kelly M. Munger, Donna M. Mertens -- When the black dog barks : an autoethnography of adult learning in and on clinical depression / Stephen Brookfield -- Alterity : learning polyvalent selves, resisting disabling notions of the self / Wayland Walker -- Learning and adaptation after diagnosis : the role of parent education / Thomas G. Reio, Jr., Sandra L. Fornes -- Challenges and opportunities of Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans with disabilities transitioning into learning and workplace environments / Fariba Ostovary, Janet Dapprich -- Revisiting debates on learning disabilities in adult education / Alisa Belzer, Jovita Ross-Gordon -- Americans with Disabilities Act as amended : principles and practice / Lorenzo Bowman -- Moving forward : two paradigms and takeaways / Tonette S. Rocco.; Summary: Disability can affect adults across the life span--and it is the one minority group every person could join. This sourcebook aims to broaden the view of disability from a medical or economic concern to a social justice concern.

Publication Language:

eng