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    Disability as Metaphor: Examining the Conceptual Framing of Emotional Behavioral Disorder In American Public Education.Scot Danforth - 2007 - Educational Studies 42 (1):8-27.
    A growing, interdisciplinary field of cognitive linguistics has developed in recent decades, bringing together research from many fields to explore the ways that metaphors provide structure and semantic content to thought and language. In this article, the American public school disability emotional/behavioral disorder (E/BD) is examined in regard to the primary metaphors that frame the basic concepts of the disorder. The metaphors of 2 versions of E/BD, psychodynamic and behavioral, are investigated. A series of critical questions about the E/BD construct (...)
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    Romantic Agrarianism and Movement Education in the United States: Examining the Discursive Politics of Learning Disability Science.Scot Danforth - 2011 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 43 (6):636-651.
    The learning disability construct gained scientific and political legitimacy in the United States in the 1960s as an explanation for some forms of childhood learning difficulties. In 1975, federal law incorporated learning disability into the categorical system of special education. The historical and scientific roots of the disorder involved a neuropsychological discourse that often conflated lower social class identity and learning disability. Lower class, often urban, families were viewed as providing insufficient intellectual stimulation for their young children, thereby causing learning (...)
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