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Disability, Stigma, and Children's Developing Selves – Insights from Educators in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the U.S. - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Disability, Stigma, and Children's Developing Selves: Insights from Educators in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the U.S.

Misa Kayama, Wendy Haight, May-Lee Ku, Minhae Cho, and Hee Yun Lee

Abstract

Stigmatization is part of the everyday lives of children with disabilities, their families, and their friends. Negative social encounters, even with perfect strangers, can dampen joyful occasions, add stress to challenging situations, and lead to social isolation. This book describes a program of research spanning a decade that seeks to understand disabilities in their developmental and cultural contexts. The authors are especially interested in understanding adults’ socialization practices that promise to reduce stigmatization in the next generation. Guided by developmental cultural psycholog ... More

Keywords: development, disability, stigmatization, cross-cultural research, developmental cultural psychology, inclusive education, East Asia

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190844868
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190844868.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Misa Kayama, author
Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, University of Mississippi

Wendy Haight, author
Professor and Gamble-Skogmo Chair in Child Welfare and Youth Policy, School of Social Work, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

May-Lee Ku, author
Emeritus Associate Professor and Director in the International Center for the Promotion of Partner Based Learning, College of Social Science, Fu Jen Catholic University, New Taipei City, Taiwan

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