Inclusive Physical Education Around the World is the first book to survey inclusive physical education worldwide, to examine the history of inclusive physical education across different regions, and to compare their policy, practice and educational cultures. Featuring the work of leading researchers from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America, the book provides a unique interdisciplinary contribution to the fields of physical education, history and pedagogy. It provides readers with information on the origins and historical development of inclusion in schools and teaches them about different ways that inclusive physical education has grown and is implemented in different countries. This is essential reading for anybody with an interest in physical education, disability sport, adapted physical activity, special educational needs (SEN) teaching or social justice in education. It is a vital resource for postgraduates, researchers and academics who are interested in studies on inclusion and heterogeneity, as well as sport and cultural historians, physical education teachers and students.
DIVThe first comprehensive study of tuberculosis in Latin America demonstrates that in addition to being a biological phenomenon disease is also a social construction effected by rhetoric, politics, and the daily life of its victims./div
Educaci activitats f siques i esport en una perspectiva hist rica
A book about homosexuality in Spain. It focuses on the change in cultural representation of same-sex activity through medicalisation, social and political anxieties about race and the late emergence of homosexual sub-cultures in the last quarter of the twentieth century. It constitutes an analysis of discourses and ideas from a social history and medical history position.
The educational system of Colombia is described, and placement recommendations concerning Colombian students who want to study in the United States are presented. After describing preschool and primary education, secondary school and nonformal/vocational education are described. Attention is directed to current secondary school curricula and the current grading system, as well as curricula and grading prior to 1974. Undergraduate admissions, credits, transfer practices, grading/examinations, and degrees and diplomas are discussed. The following levels of college studies are examined: intermediate professional studies, technological studies, university studies, specialist programs, master's programs, and doctoral programs. Guidelines and placement recommendations are presented as they pertain to Colombian degrees and diplomas, military and police training, and transfer of credits from Colombian institutions. A list of higher education institutions that offer different levels of programs is appended. The list provides: the name of the institution; addresses and telephone (when available); 1981-1982 enrollment figures; the date of founding; the length of the programs; and the diploma, degree, or title awarded. Also appended are a list of courses for different programs of study and a list of secondary school courses by grade. (SW)