Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 September 2013

272 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199970827

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Disability, Culture, and Development

A Case Study of Japanese Children at School

Misa Kayama and Wendy Haight

  • Provides the first, in-depth study of children with mild cognitive and behavioral disabilities in Japan written in English
  • Includes a cultural analysis of policy including how educational policy in constrained and shaped within particular cultural contexts
  • Highlights the voices of children, their parents and educators as they experienced and created change during the implementation of formal, special educational services
  • Encourages respectful, in-depth cross cultural "conversations" about disability and educational practices