Special Education during times of dictatorship

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Abstract

The texts of this dossier analyze the role played by different political and social actors in the institutionalization of Special Education in Brazil during the civil-military dictatorship (1964-1985), with emphasis on the theoretical and political debates that influenced the agents’ stance. The dossier also brings a paper that discusses the institutionalization of Special Education in Italy during the 1970s, thus contributing to the construction of comparisons and theoretical and methodological breakthrough in the area of Special Education History. It is hoped that the papers presented in this dossier raise questions and reflections on the proposals that have been gaining ground in Brazil, which are again focusing on assistentialist perspectives that link disability to the medical model, rather than on a social model and rights of this population.

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Caiado, K. R. M., Siems-Marcondes, M. E. R., & Pletsch, M. D. (2019). Special Education during times of dictatorship. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 27, 60. https://doi.org/10.14507/epaa.27.4650
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Politicas Públicas em Educação Especial em Tempos de Ditadura
Author Biographies

Katia Regina Moreno Caiado, Universidade Federal de São Carlos

Professora Associada Aposentada do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Educação Especial da Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCar), Campus Sorocaba/SP.

Maria Edith Romano Siems-Marcondes, Universidade Federal de Roraima

Professora do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Educação do  Centro de Educação da Universidade Federal de Roraima (UFRR), Boa Vista/ RR.

Marcia Denise Pletsch

Professora Associada do Departamento Educação e Sociedade e do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Educação, Contextos Contemporâneos e Demandas Populares da Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro (PPGEduc/UFRRJ). Jovem Cientista da FAPERJ e Pesquisadora do CNPq.