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The Resource Educational handicap, public policy, and social history : a broadened perspective on mental retardation, Seymour B. Sarason and John Doris

Educational handicap, public policy, and social history : a broadened perspective on mental retardation, Seymour B. Sarason and John Doris

Label
Educational handicap, public policy, and social history : a broadened perspective on mental retardation
Title
Educational handicap, public policy, and social history
Title remainder
a broadened perspective on mental retardation
Statement of responsibility
Seymour B. Sarason and John Doris
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the concept of mental retardation with regard to such societal factors as immigration policy, urban poverty, and the growth of public education, criticizes traditional methods of diagnosis and treatment as culturally biased and inadequate, and suggests alternative approaches within familial and community context
Cataloging source
DLC
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1919-2010
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sarason, Seymour Bernard
Dewey number
362.3/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV3006.A4
LC item number
S32
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WM 300.3
NLM item number
S243e 1979
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1923-2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Doris, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • People with mental disabilities
  • People with mental disabilities
  • United States
  • Education of Intellectually Disabled
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Public Policy
  • United States
  • Handicapés mentaux
  • Handicapés mentaux
  • États-Unis
  • People with mental disabilities
  • People with mental disabilities
  • Social policy
  • United States
  • Geistige Behinderung
  • Sozialpolitik
  • USA
  • RETRASADOS MENTALES
  • Retrasados mentales
  • Estados Unidos
Label
Educational handicap, public policy, and social history : a broadened perspective on mental retardation, Seymour B. Sarason and John Doris
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Plan of the book -- Mental retardation : social invention and transactional phenomenon -- Definition, diagnosis, and action in light of a transactional approach -- The social context of diagnosis -- The family's view of the future -- Old people, intermediate care facilities, and mentally retarded residents -- Some underemphasized ingredients of a community program -- The interaction of our schools and mental subnormality in the light of social history : an introduction -- Emergence of the common school : aims, quick growth, and organizational changes -- Immigration and educational problems in the nineteenth century -- The Catholic Parochial school system and the emergence of compulsory education -- The Pestalozzian rationale in the evolving, complex American school system -- The functions of special education and its origins -- The social work function of the school and the new immigration -- The growth and development of special education programs -- The challenge to special education and the problem of minority discrimination -- Mainstreaming : dilemmas, opposition, opportunities -- What are schools for? -- Mental retardation and society : four themes
Control code
ocm04192127
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 460 pages
Isbn
9780029279205
Lccn
78003203
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780029279205
  • (OCoLC)04192127
Label
Educational handicap, public policy, and social history : a broadened perspective on mental retardation, Seymour B. Sarason and John Doris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Plan of the book -- Mental retardation : social invention and transactional phenomenon -- Definition, diagnosis, and action in light of a transactional approach -- The social context of diagnosis -- The family's view of the future -- Old people, intermediate care facilities, and mentally retarded residents -- Some underemphasized ingredients of a community program -- The interaction of our schools and mental subnormality in the light of social history : an introduction -- Emergence of the common school : aims, quick growth, and organizational changes -- Immigration and educational problems in the nineteenth century -- The Catholic Parochial school system and the emergence of compulsory education -- The Pestalozzian rationale in the evolving, complex American school system -- The functions of special education and its origins -- The social work function of the school and the new immigration -- The growth and development of special education programs -- The challenge to special education and the problem of minority discrimination -- Mainstreaming : dilemmas, opposition, opportunities -- What are schools for? -- Mental retardation and society : four themes
Control code
ocm04192127
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 460 pages
Isbn
9780029279205
Lccn
78003203
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780029279205
  • (OCoLC)04192127

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