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