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Challenging ableism, understanding disability, including adults with disabilities in workplaces and learning spaces / Tonette S. Rocco, editor.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • 110 p. ; 23 cm.
Note:
"Winter 2011."
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Contributor:
Rocco, Tonette S., 1954-
Series:
New directions for adult and continuing education, 1052-2891 ; no. 132 (winter 2011)
New directions for adult and continuing education ; no. 132.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781118218662
1118218663

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