9781592136971

On the Margins of Citizenship

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  • ISBN13:

    9781592136971

  • ISBN10:

    1592136974

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-08-28
  • Publisher: Temple Univ Pr

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Summary

The history of civil rights and intellectual disabilities in 20th century America

Author Biography

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

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
A Theory of Rights and Disabilityp. 13
Setting the Stage: Early Tensions in Citizenshipp. 36
The Feebleminded versus the Nation: 1900-1930sp. 52
Professionals and the Potentially Productive Citizenp. 83
The Rise of the Parents' Movement and the Special Childp. 105
Creating the Mentally Retarded Citizenp. 134
The Difficult Road of the 1980sp. 160
Reimagining Retardation, Transforming Communityp. 183
Conclusionp. 213
Notesp. 229
Referencesp. 241
Indexp. 269
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