The Ugly Laws

Author: Susan M. Schweik
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814783619
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In the culture of the modern West, we see ourselves as thinking subjects, defined by our conscious thought, autonomous and separate from each other and the world we survey.

The Ugly Laws

Author: Susan M. Schweik
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 081474057X
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This book uncovers the murky history behind the laws, situating the varied legislation in its historical context and exploring the details of the laws.

The Ugly Laws

Author: Susan M. Schweik
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814740880
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In this watershed study of the ugly laws, Susan M. Schweik uncovers the murky history behind the laws, situating the varied legislation in its historical context and exploring in detail what the laws meant.

A Disability History Of The United States

Author: Kim E. Nielsen
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807022039
Size: 35.63 MB
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Throughout the book, Nielsen deftly illustrates how concepts of disability have deeply shaped the American experience—from deciding who was allowed to immigrate to establishing labor laws and justifying slavery and gender discrimination.

Mental Retardation In America

Author: Steven Noll
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814782485
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A collection of essays and documents chronicilizing the history of treatment, labeling, and understanding of mental retardating in the U.S. NYUP is one the forefront of publishing in disability studies.

Contours Of Ableism

Author: F. Campbell
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230245188
Size: 23.36 MB
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Challenging notions of what constitutes 'normal' and 'pathological' bodies, this ambitious, agenda-setting study theoretically reinvigorates disability studies by reconceptualising it as 'studies of ableism' focusing on the practices and ...

Framing The Moron

Author: Gerald V O'Brien
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 1526103427
Size: 54.80 MB
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This book details the five major themes employed within the context of eugenic propaganda, and provides numerous examples of their use based on original sources of the period.

Backlash Against The Ada

Author: Linda Hamilton Krieger
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472025497
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In this book, a distinguished group of disability activists, disability rights lawyers, social scientists and humanities scholars grapple with these questions.

Telethons

Author: Paul K. Longmore
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190262079
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"Marshaling two decades' worth of painstaking research, Paul Longmore's book provides the first cultural history of the telethon, charting its rise and profiling the key figures--philanthropists, politicians, celebrities, corporate sponsors ...