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Re-Framing the Master Narratives of Dis/ability Through an Emotion Lens: Voices of Latina/o Students with Learning Disabilities


Abstract This study re-frames learning disabilities (LD) through the emotion-laden talk of four Latina/o students with LD. The research questions included: 1) What are the emotion-laden talk of Latina/o students about being labeled with LD? 2) What are Latina/o students' emotion-laden talk of the idea of LD? I identified master narratives, the "pre-existent sociocultural forms of interpretation. They are meant to delineate and confine the local interpretation strategies and agency constellations in individual subjects as well as in social institutions," (Bamberg, 2004, p. 287) within the following literatures to inform my research questions and conceptual framework: a) historiography and interdisciplinary literature on LD; b) policy (i... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Hernandez-Saca, David Isaac (Author) / Artiles, Alfredo J (Advisor) / Connor, David J (Committee member) / Prior, Matthew T (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Special education / Disability Studies in Education / Emotionality / Intersectionality / Latina/o students / Learning Disabilities / Student Voice
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 362 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Curriculum and Instruction 2016
Collaborating Institutions ASU Graduate College / ASU Libraries
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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