Beyond Culture as Group Traits

  title={Beyond Culture as Group Traits},
  author={Alfredo J. Artiles and Kathleen A. King Thorius and Aydin Bal and Rebecca A. Neal and Federico R. Waitoller and David I. Hern{\'a}ndez-Saca},
  journal={Learning Disability Quarterly},
  pages={167 - 179}
The construct of culture has been largely invisible in the research and long-standing debates in the learning disabilities (LD) field, such as those pertaining to the definition of LD and how research knowledge is used in local settings. When used, the idea of culture tends to be defined as unrelated to LD and studied as restricted to individual/group traits. We challenge the culture–LD dichotomy and the limited conception of culture used in this knowledge base. For this purpose, we make the… Expand
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