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Does it matter what we call them? Labelling people on the basis of notions of intellect

Rix, Jonathan (2006). Does it matter what we call them? Labelling people on the basis of notions of intellect. Ethical Space: The International Journal of Communication Ethics, 3(4) pp. 22–28.

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Abstract

This paper draws on Social Model theory. It examines the nature of debates about language used to describe people who experience barriers in relation to thinking, remembering and communicating, the role this language fulfils, and its impact upon individuals.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2006 International Journal of Communication Ethics
ISSN: 1742-0105
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Education
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 6515
Depositing User: Jonathan Rix
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2010 22:05
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/6515
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