Introduces sociological perspectives and considers the structural relationships produced both within the system of special education and in the wider society when part of a mass education system develops separately as ‘special education’.
It is 1939. Paula Becker, thirteen years old and deaf, lives with her family in a rural German town. As rumors swirl of disabled children quietly disappearing, a priest comes to her family’s door with an offer to shield Paula from an uncertain fate. When the sanctuary he offers is fleeting, Paula needs to call upon all her strength to stay one step ahead of the Nazis.
See the review at WOW Review, Volume 3, Issue 2