In search of the live flower: a critique of the ideas for inclusive education

This paper investigates the constitution and ideological unfolding of the inclusive ideals in education in the context of neoliberal advance. The data obtained as a result of literature research still in progress, is examined under a critical-dialectical perspective and adopts Marxist assumptions. The analyses situate school inclusion of disabled people in the midst of capitalism reformist attempts, which aim at perpetuating their hegemony. While the major concern is to report neoliberal and postmodern appropriations of the authentic struggle for the recognition of the rights of people with disabilities, the article suggests the need for a revolutionary praxis, committed to the emancipation and full development of every individual, with or without disabilities.

School inclusion; Neoliberalism; Capitalism


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