Steven J. Taylor

Blue Man Living in a Red World


Volume Editors: Linda Ware and Janet Story Sauer

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Linda Ware, Independent Scholar, has had a lengthy academic career at several universities from New Mexico to New York. Her publications appeared in prestigious national and international academic journals. Her most recent book, Critical Readings in Interdisciplinary Disability Studies, (Dis)Assemblages, is an edited volume published by Springer (2020).
Janet Story Sauer, Professor at Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, uses ethnography in her research and teaching about the lived experiences of immigrant families of children with disabilities. Her most recent publication, Affirming Disability: Strengths-Based Portraits of Culturally Diverse Families, is co-authored with Zach Rossetti (Teachers College Press, 2019).
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 Linda Ware
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Introduction: Blue Man Living in Red World: Essays in Honour of Steven J. Taylor
Linda Ware and Janet Story Sauer

1 Disability Studies and Interdisciplinarity: Interregnum or Productive Interruption?
Julie Allan
2 Logics of Civic Possibility: Exploring the Legacy of Steve Taylor
Ashley Taylor
3 Still Caught in the Continuum: A Critical Analysis of LRE and Its Impact on Placement of Students with Intellectual Disability
Janet Story Sauer and Cheryl M. Jorgensen
4 Exploring the Legacy of Steven Taylor: Editor and “Gentle Anarchist”
Geert Van Hove and Elisabeth De Schauwer
5 To Keep, to Thrive, to Build in Community
Nancy Rice
6 A Bridge Too Far?: Teachers and community practice
Jennifer Randhare Ashton

All interested in the history of a group of critical thinkers who challenged special education throughout their careers and paved the way for the evolution of critical disability studies in education.