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The new disability history : American perspectives / edited by Paul K. Longmore and Lauri Umansky
New York : New York University Press, c2001
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 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 305.9 NEW    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) People with disabilities -- United States -- History
Sociology of disability -- United States -- History
SUBJECT Gehandicapten
Sociologische aspecten
Physical Description vi, 416 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : Disability history : from the margins to the mainstream / Paul K. Longmore and Lauri Umansky -- Disability and the justification of inequality in American history / Douglas C. Baynton -- "Speech has an extraordinary humanizing power" : Horace Mann and the problem of nineteenth-century American deaf education / R.A.R. Edwards -- "This unnatural and fratricidal strife" : a family's negotiation of the Civil War, deafness, and independence / Hannah Joyner -- "Trying to idle" : work and disability in The diary of Alice James / Natalie A. Dykstra -- A pupil and a patient : hospital-schools in progressive America / Brad Byrom -- Cold charity : manhood, brotherhood, and the transformation of disability, 1870-1900 / John Williams-Searle -- The outlook of The problem and the problem with the Outlook : two advocacy journals reinvent blind people in turn-of-the-century America / Catherine J. Kudlick -- Reading between the signs : defending deaf culture in early twentieth-century America / Susan Burch -- Medicine, bureaucracy, and social welfare : the politics of disability compensation for American veterans of World War I / K. Walter Hickel -- Helen Keller and the politics of civic fitness / Kim Nielsen -- Martyred mothers and merciful fathers : exploring disability and motherhood in the lives of Jerome Greenfield and Raymond Repouille / Janice A. Brockley -- Blind and enlightened : the contested origins of the egalitarian politics of the Blinded Veterans Association / David A. Gerber -- Seeing the disabled : visual rhetorics of disability in popular photography / Rosemarie Garland Thomson -- American disability policy in the twentieth century / Richard K. Scotch
Summary A glimpse into the struggle of the disabled for identity and society's perception of the disabled traces the disabled's fight for rights from the antebellum era to present controversies over access
Series History of disability series
SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Longmore, Paul K
Umansky, Lauri, 1959-

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