n South African Journal of Education - Interpretive discourses in South Africa's Education White Paper No. 6 : Special Needs Education

Volume 23, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-0100
  • E-ISSN: 2076-3433



We (de)construct interpretive discourses in South Africa's recently published White Paper on Special Needs Education. In particular, we (de)construct objects, agents, actions and binaries constituted by social constructionist discourses as well as the voices these discourses marginalize. We discuss the implications that interpretive discourses, as we deconstruct them in White Paper 6 : Special Needs Education, have for inclusion / exclusion.

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