Arizona State University
Culture, Society & Education




Journal Articles


Artiles, A, J., Bal, A., & King-Thorius, K. (2010). Back to the future: A critique of Response to Intervention’s social justice views. Theory into Practice, 49, 250-257. PDF


Artiles, A. J., & Kozleski, E. B. (2010). What counts as Response and Intervention in RTI? A sociocultural analysis. Psicothema, 22, 949-954. PDF


Artiles, A. J., Kozleski, E., Trent, S., Osher, D., & Ortiz, A. (2010). Justifying and explaining disproportionality, 1968-2008: A critique of underlying views of culture. Exceptional Children, 76, 279-299. PDF


Waitoller, F., Artiles, A. J., & Cheney, D. (2010). The miner’s canary: A review of overrepresentation research and explanations. The Journal of Special Education, 44, 29-49. PDF


Artiles, A. (2009). Reframing disproportionality: Outline of a cultural historical paradigm. Multiple Voices, 11 (2) 24-37. PDF


Arzubiaga, A., Artiles, A.J., King, K., & Harris-Murri, N. (2008). Beyond research on cultural minorities: Challenges and implications of research as situated cultural practice. Exceptional Children, 74, 309-327. PDF


Artiles, A. J., & Bal, A. (2008). The next generation of disproportionality research: Toward a comparative model in the study of equity in ability differences. The Journal of Special Education, 42, 4-14. PDF

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Artiles, A. J., & Kozleski, E. (2007). Beyond convictions: Interrogating culture, history, and power in inclusive education. Language Arts, 84, 357-364. - PDF


Artiles, A. J., Kozleski, E., Dorn, S., & Christensen, C. (2006). Learning in inclusive education research: Re-mediating theory and methods with a transformative agenda. Review of Research in Education, 30, 65-108. - PDF

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Artiles, A. J., Harris-Murri, N., & Rostenberg, D. (2006). Inclusion as social justice: Critical notes on discourses, assumptions, and the road ahead. Theory into Practice, 45, 260-268. - PDF

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Klingner, J. K., Artiles, A. J., Barletta, L. M. (2006). English Language Learners who struggle with reading: Language acquisition or learning disabilities? Journal of Learning Disabilities, 39, 108-128. - PDF

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Artiles, A. J., Rueda, R., Salazar, J., & Higareda, I. (2005). Within-group diversity in minority disproportionate representation: English Language Learners in urban school districts. Exceptional Children, 71, 283-300. - PDF

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Artiles, A. J. (2003). Special education’s changing identity: Paradoxes and dilemmas in views of culture and space. Harvard Educational Review, 73, 164-202. - PDF

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Artiles, A. J., Trent, S. C., Hoffman-Kipp, P., & López-Torres, L. (2000). From individual acquisition to cultural-historical practices in multicultural teacher education. Remedial and Special Education, 21, 79-89. - PDF

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Artiles, A.J. (1998). The dilemma of difference: Enriching the disproportionality discourse with theory and context. The Journal of Special Education, 32, 32-36.  - PDF

Artiles, A.J., Trent, S.C., & Kuan, L.A. (1997). Learning disabilities research on ethnic minority students: An analysis of 22 years of studies published in selected refereed journals. Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 12, 82-91. - PDF

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Artiles, A.J., & Trent, S.C. (1994). Overrepresentation of minority students in special education: A continuing debate. The Journal of Special Education, 27, 410-437. - PDF

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Artiles, A.J., & Larsen, L. (1998). Learning from special education reform movements in four continents. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 13, 5-9. - PDF

Journal Special Issues

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Educational Researcher
Artiles, A. J., Klingner, J. K., Tate, W. F. (Eds.). (2006). Representation of minority students in special education: Complicating traditional explanations. Educational Researcher, 35 (6), 3-28.

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Teachers College Record
Artiles, A. J., & Klingner, J. K. (Eds.). (2006). Forging a knowledge base on English language learners with special needs: Theoretical, population, and technical issues. Teachers College Record, 108, 2187-2438.

Books and Book Chapters


Artiles, A. J., Waitoller, F., Neal, R. (2011). Grappling with the intersection of language and ability differences: Equity issues for Chicano/Latino students in special education. In R.R. Valencia (Ed.), Chicano school failure and success: Past, present, and future (3rd ed.) (pp. 213-234). London: Routledge/Falmer. PDF


Artiles, A. J., Klingner, J., Sullivan, A., Fierros, E. (2010). Shifting landscapes of professional practices: English learner special education placement in English-only states. In P. Gándara & M. Hopkins (Eds.), Forbidden language: English Learners and restrictive language policies (pp. 102-117). New York: Teachers College Press. PDF


Artiles, A. J., Sullivan, A, Waitoller, F., & Neal, R. (2010). Latinos in special education: Equity issues at the intersection of language, culture, and ability differences. In E. Murillo (Ed.). Handbook of Latinos in education (pp. 361-381) Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. PDF


Ortiz, A., & Artiles, A. J. (2010). Meeting the needs of English Language Learners with disabilities: A linguistically and culturally responsive model. In G. Li & P. Edwards (Eds.). Best Practices in ELL Instruction (247-272). New York: Guilford. PDF

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Artiles, A. J., Trent, S. C., & Palmer, J. (2004). Culturally diverse students in special education: Legacies and prospects. In J. A. Banks & C. M. Banks (Eds.), Handbook of research on multicultural education (2nd edition) (pp. 716-735). San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass. - PDF

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Artiles, A. J., & Ortiz, A. (Eds). (2002). English Language Learners with special needs: Identification, placement, and instruction. Washington D.C.: Center for Applied Linguistics.

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Artiles, A. J. (2002). Culture in learning: The next frontier in reading difficulties research. In R. Bradley, L. Danielson, & D. P. Hallahan (Eds.), Identification of learning disabilities: Research to policy (pp. 693-701).  Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. - PDF

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Rueda, R., Artiles, A.J., Salazar, J., & Higareda, I. (2002). An analysis of special education as a response to the diminished academic achievement of Chicano/Latino students: An update. In R.R. Valencia (Ed.), Chicano school failure and success: Past, present, and future (2nd ed.) (pp. 310-332). London: Routledge/Falmer. - PDF


Arzubiaga, A., Ceja. M., & Artiles, A. J. (2000). Transcending deficit thinking about Latinos' parenting styles: Toward an ecocultural view of family life.  In C. Tejeda, C. Martinez, & Z. Leonardo (Eds.), Charting new terrains of Chicana(o)/Latina(o) education (pp. 93-106). Cresskill, NY: Hampton Press. - PDF

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Trent, S.C., Artiles, A.J., & Englert, C.S. (1998). From deficit thinking to social constructivism: A review of special education theory, research and practice. Review of Research in Education, 23, 277-307.  - PDF

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Artiles, A.J., & Trent, S.C. (1997). Forging a research program on multicultural preservice teacher education: A proposed analytic scheme. In J.W., Lloyd, E. J. Kameenui, & D. Chard (Eds.), Issues in educating students with disabilities (pp. 275-304). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. - PDF

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Artiles, A. J., & Zamora-Durán, G. (Eds.). (1997). Reducing disproportionate representation of culturally diverse students in special and gifted education. Reston, VA: The Council for Exceptional Children. 

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Artiles, A.J. (1996). Teacher thinking in urban schools: Toward a contextualized research agenda. In F. Ríos (Ed.), Teacher thinking in cultural contexts (pp. 23-52, 355-363). New York: SUNY Press.  - PDF

International Work

Artiles, A. J., & Dyson, A. (2005). Inclusive education in the globalization age: The promise of comparative cultural historical analysis. In D. Mitchell (Ed.), Contextualizing inclusive education. London: Routledge/Falmer. PDF

Clark, M. D., & Artiles, A. J. (2000). A cross-national study of teachers’ attributional patterns. The Journal of Special Education, 34, 77-89. - PDF

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European Journal of Special Needs Education
Artiles, A.J., & Larsen, L. (Eds.). (1998). International perspectives on special education reform. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 13, 5-133.

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Artiles, A.J. (1998). Evaluando los procesos de pensamiento de los maestros en contextos urbanos: Un estudio de caso en escuelas primarias de Guatemala [Assessing teacher thought processes in urban contexts: A case study in Guatemalan primary schools]. Revista Electrónica de Investigación y Evaluación Educativa, 4 (1-2). 


Artiles, A.J., & Clark, M. (1996). Expandiendo la reforma en la capacitación de docentes en Guatemala: El rol de los procesos de pensamiento de los maestros [Expanding the reform on teacher training in Guatemala: The role of teacher thought processes] Revista Latinoamericana de Psicología, 28, 233-262.

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Artiles, A.J. (1995). Un reto para Guatemala ante el nuevo milenio: Educación para una sociedad multicultural [The challenge to Guatemala for the new millenium: Education for a multicultural society]. La Educación, 39, 213-227.

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Artiles, A. J., & Hallahan, D.P. (Eds.). (1995). Special education in Latin America: Experiences and issues. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kennedy Foundation’s Project: “Professional development on inclusive education models in Central America.”
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