Developing a critical sociology of special and inclusive education: The contribution of Sally Tomlinson

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Abstract

This chapter discusses the contribution of Sally Tomlinson’s Sociology of Special Education (1998, 2012). Following a brief biographical overview of Sally Tomlinson, the chapter provides an account of the way in which Tomlinson’s work has contributed to demystifying the social reality surrounding special and inclusive education. This is followed by a consideration of some of the outstanding issues and dilemmas connected with Tomlinson’s work. The chapter concludes by looking to the next decade and beyond and the way in which sociology may contribute to understandings of the field of special and inclusive education.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFoundations of Inclusive Education Research
Subtitle of host publicationInternational Perspectives on Inclusive Education
EditorsPhyllis Jones, Scot Danforth
Place of PublicationBingley
PublisherEmerald Group Publishing Limited
Pages23-35
Volume6
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NameInternational Perspectives on Inclusive Education
PublisherEmerald

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