On the Margins of Citizenship: Intellectual Disability and Civil Rights in Twentieth-Century America

On the Margins of Citizenship: Intellectual Disability and Civil Rights in Twentieth-Century America

By: Allison C. Carey (author)Paperback

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The history of civil rights for people with intellectual disabilities in 20th century America

About Author

Allison C. Carey is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Shippensburg University.

Contents

Acknowledgments 1. Introduction 2. A Theory of Rights and Disability 3. Setting the Stage: Early Tensions in Citizenship 4. The Feebleminded versus the Nation: 1900-1930s 5. Professionals and the Potentially Productive Citizen 6. The Rise of the Parents' Movement and the Special Child 7. Creating the Mentally Retarded Citizen 8. The Difficult Road of the 1980s 9. Reimagining Retardation, Transforming Community 10. Conclusion Notes References Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781592136988
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 286
  • ID: 9781592136988
  • ISBN10: 1592136982

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