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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 29, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Talking across borders and languages. Encouraging international research discussions and collaboration

    Dianne L. Ferguson & Gwen Meyer

    pp. 89-93

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  2. Integration and segregation — inclusion and exclusion

    Ingemar Emanuelsson

    The purpose of this chapter is to offer reflections on integration research. A plea is made for a more precise and careful use of the concept “integration” and, above all, a more careful and... More

    pp. 95-105

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  3. Who needs special education?

    Bengt Persson

    This chapter describes the Special Education and its Consequences (SPEKO) Project in Sweden. The major aim of the project is to investigate processes of defining target populations for special... More

    pp. 107-117

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  4. Integration and special education research in Norway

    Peder Haug

    During the past two decades Norwegian research in special education has slowly been established as a field of its own. In this chapter special education research in Norway is examined in the... More

    pp. 119-130

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  5. Group inclusion as a stepping stone to full inclusion

    Susan Tetler

    This chapter reports on one strand in a large study that has taken a different strategy. The strategy is based on a hypothesis that group inclusion might function as a catalyst for a systemic... More

    pp. 131-141

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  6. Changing tactics: Embedding inclusion reforms within general education restructuring efforts

    Dianne L. Ferguson

    After years of research and efforts in pursuit of a greater understanding of inclusion, there is now growing certainty that inclusive reforms in special education must be pursued in terms of... More

    pp. 143-159

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  7. Crossing borders: Learning from inclusion and restructuring research in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and the United States

    Anne Smith

    Shool improvement strategies of the past have been dominated by a fragmented, “fix it” orientation — fix the parts, fix the teachers, fix the schools. The papers in this issue move us toward a... More

    pp. 161-166

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