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What is effective inclusion? Interpreting and evaluating a western concept in an Indian context

Rose, R., Doveston, M., Rajanahally, J. and Jament, J. (2014) What is effective inclusion? Interpreting and evaluating a western concept in an Indian context. In: Forlin, C. and Loreman, T. (eds.) Forlin, Chris and Loreman, Tim Measuring Inclusive Education. London: Emerald. pp. 37-51.

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Abstract: The concept of inclusive education has been largely debated and developed within a western context and its application within other cultural situations can be challenging. This chapter considers how the interpretation of inclusion within India is influenced by traditional values from within that society which may challenge some of the more conventional ideas within this area. In particular, consideration is given to the ways in which teachers and policy makers define those conditions that might support inclusive schooling and evaluate the ways in which schools are responding to change.
Uncontrolled Keywords: India, inclusion, values, teachers, policy
Subjects: L Education > LA History of education > LA410 Other regions or countries > LA1151 India
L Education > LC Special aspects of Education > LC1200 Inclusive education
Creators: Rose, Richard, Doveston, Mary, Rajanahally, Jayashree and Jament, Johnson
Editors: Forlin, Chris and Loreman, Tim
Publisher: Emerald
Faculties, Divisions and Institutes: University Faculties, Divisions and Research Centres - OLD > Faculty of Education & Humanities
University Faculties, Divisions and Research Centres - OLD > Faculty of Education & Humanities > Special Education Needs and Inclusion
Faculties > Faculty of Education & Humanities > Special Education Needs and Inclusion
Date: November 2014
Date Type: Publication
Page Range: pp. 37-51
Title of Book: Measuring Inclusive Education
Series Name: International Perspectives on Inclusive Education
Volume: 3
Place of Publication: London
Language: English
ISBN: 9781784411466
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/S1479-363620140000003018
Status: Published / Disseminated
Refereed: Yes
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