But words can never hurt me: the linguistic construction of disability in text and discourse

Bhattacharya, Tanmoy (2016) But words can never hurt me: the linguistic construction of disability in text and discourse. Language and Language Teaching, 5 (2). pp. 53-60.

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Abstract

The baffled looked on the faces of teachers encountering the issue of disability in a in a classroom for a first time is largely due to our unpreparedness to accept that a 'mixed' classroom may also include students with disabilities, we seem to be willing to stretch our definition of mixedness only as far as the class, caste,ethnicity, race and gender.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: language teaching, language learning, language proficiency, language skills
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > Language and Language Teaching
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2018 14:57
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2018 14:57
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URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/471
Publisher URL: http://azimpremjifoundation.org/foundation-publica...

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