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978-1-4422-1083-7 • Hardback • June 2011 • $110.00 • (£85.00)
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Charles J. Russo is Panzer Chair in Education & Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Dayton and the editor-in-chief of International Journal of Educational Reform.
Introduction: Rights Like No Other: Protections for Students with Disabilities in International Law
Chapter 1: Australia
Chapter 2: Special Education Law in Brazil
Chapter 3: China
Chapter 4: Canada
Chapter 5: The Legal Rights of Students with Disabilities in England: Special Needs, Special Rights?
Chapter 6: Malaysia
Chapter 7: New Zealand
Chapter 8: Singapore
Chapter 9: South Africa
Chapter 10: United States
Chapter 11: Analysis and Reflections
Regardless of whether one is an attorney, an academic, an educator, a parent, or a policy-maker, this volume is an invaluable resource. If we are to prevent the disabled from being marginalized, we must understand the unique practical and legal challenges faced in each nation. As Americans, we have to teach the world and much to learn from it.
— William E. Thro, Associate Professor of Constitutional Studies, Christopher Newport University