skip to content
Ignored, shunned, and invisible : how the label Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Ignored, shunned, and invisible : how the label "retarded" has denied freedom and dignity to millions

Author: J David Smith
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Historically, segregation and social isolation have been recurring responses to people considered defective or deficient in some way. And it is in the midst of such a society that special educator J. David Smith wrote this book, which presents critical historical and contemporary issues in mental retardation. Told through gripping vignettes and interwoven with the story of the life of John Lovelace, a man labeled  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, J. David, 1944-
Ignored, shunned, and invisible.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2009
(DLC) 2008033673
(OCoLC)236329662
Named Person: John Lovelace; John Lovelace
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J David Smith
ISBN: 9780313355394 0313355398
OCLC Number: 428736371
Description: 1 online resource (x, 192 pages)
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Speaking of Mental Retardation; Chapter 1 What Are You Going to Do About It?; Chapter 2 Minimally Decent Samaritans; Chapter 3 Feebleminded: John Lovelace, Patient #6839; Chapter 4 "Patient Is Full Code"; Chapter 5 Becoming Invisible; Chapter 6 Broken Ties: "Addressee Unknown"; Chapter 7 Looking Backward, Looking Forward; Chapter 8 Headaches, Smoking, and Fights: Leaving the Home; Chapter 9 Defining Disability Up and Down; Chapter 10 John Lovelace and the Mercantile Theory of Mental Retardation.
Responsibility: J. David Smith.
More information:

Abstract:

Historically, segregation and social isolation have been recurring responses to people considered defective or deficient in some way. This book presents historical and contemporary issues in mental  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"...a good read. . . it is generally uplifting. And it is well written. . . . The story allows for a very personal and realistic examination of the history of the treatment of mental retardation in Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/428736371> # Ignored, shunned, and invisible : how the label "retarded" has denied freedom and dignity to millions
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "428736371" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ctu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Place/westport_conn> ; # Westport, Conn.
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/616.890092/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Topic/medical_mental_health> ; # MEDICAL--Mental Health
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1016682> ; # Mental retardation facilities patients
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Topic/psychology_mental_illness> ; # PSYCHOLOGY--Mental Illness
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Topic/medicine> ; # Medicine
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Topic/psychology_psychopathology_general> ; # PSYCHOLOGY--Psychopathology--General
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1057403> ; # People with mental disabilities--Institutional care
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1057383> ; # People with mental disabilities
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Topic/medical_psychiatry_general> ; # MEDICAL--Psychiatry--General
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85083672> ; # People with mental disabilities--Institutional care
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Topic/biography_&_autobiography_medical> ; # BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Medical
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Person/lovelace_john_1931_2001> ; # John Lovelace
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Topic/psychology_clinical_psychology> ; # PSYCHOLOGY--Clinical Psychology
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/293543029> ; # John Lovelace
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85083663> ; # Mental retardation facilities patients
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/113386700> ; # J. David Smith
   schema:datePublished "2009" ;
   schema:description "Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Speaking of Mental Retardation; Chapter 1 What Are You Going to Do About It?; Chapter 2 Minimally Decent Samaritans; Chapter 3 Feebleminded: John Lovelace, Patient #6839; Chapter 4 "Patient Is Full Code"; Chapter 5 Becoming Invisible; Chapter 6 Broken Ties: "Addressee Unknown"; Chapter 7 Looking Backward, Looking Forward; Chapter 8 Headaches, Smoking, and Fights: Leaving the Home; Chapter 9 Defining Disability Up and Down; Chapter 10 John Lovelace and the Mercantile Theory of Mental Retardation."@en ;
   schema:description "Historically, segregation and social isolation have been recurring responses to people considered defective or deficient in some way. And it is in the midst of such a society that special educator J. David Smith wrote this book, which presents critical historical and contemporary issues in mental retardation. Told through gripping vignettes and interwoven with the story of the life of John Lovelace, a man labeled mentally retarded as a child then institutionalized and sterilized, this gripping text will make all readers reconsider not only our social policies and practices, but also our person."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/801559718> ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/236329662> ;
   schema:name "Ignored, shunned, and invisible : how the label "retarded" has denied freedom and dignity to millions"@en ;
   schema:productID "428736371" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/428736371#PublicationEvent/westport_conn_praeger_2009> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Agent/praeger> ; # Praeger
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0903/2008033673.html> ;
   schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=242089&ref=toc> ;
   schema:url <http://ebooks.greenwood.com/reader.jsp?x=C35538&p=cover> ;
   schema:url <http://ebooks.abc-clio.com/?isbn=9780313355394> ;
   schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10323636> ;
   schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10362993> ;
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=554358> ;
   schema:url <https://login.proxy.bib.uottawa.ca/login?url=http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ottawa/detail.action?docID=554358> ;
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=280908> ;
   schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=242089> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780313355394> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/428736371> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Person/lovelace_john_1931_2001> # John Lovelace
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1931" ;
   schema:deathDate "2001" ;
   schema:familyName "Lovelace" ;
   schema:givenName "John" ;
   schema:name "John Lovelace" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Place/westport_conn> # Westport, Conn.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Westport, Conn." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Topic/biography_&_autobiography_medical> # BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Medical
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Medical"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Topic/medical_mental_health> # MEDICAL--Mental Health
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "MEDICAL--Mental Health"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Topic/medical_psychiatry_general> # MEDICAL--Psychiatry--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "MEDICAL--Psychiatry--General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Topic/psychology_clinical_psychology> # PSYCHOLOGY--Clinical Psychology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "PSYCHOLOGY--Clinical Psychology"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Topic/psychology_mental_illness> # PSYCHOLOGY--Mental Illness
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "PSYCHOLOGY--Mental Illness"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801559718#Topic/psychology_psychopathology_general> # PSYCHOLOGY--Psychopathology--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "PSYCHOLOGY--Psychopathology--General"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85083663> # Mental retardation facilities patients
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mental retardation facilities patients"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85083672> # People with mental disabilities--Institutional care
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "People with mental disabilities--Institutional care"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1016682> # Mental retardation facilities patients
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mental retardation facilities patients"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1057383> # People with mental disabilities
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "People with mental disabilities"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1057403> # People with mental disabilities--Institutional care
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "People with mental disabilities--Institutional care"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/113386700> # J. David Smith
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1944" ;
   schema:familyName "Smith" ;
   schema:givenName "J. David" ;
   schema:name "J. David Smith" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/293543029> # John Lovelace
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1931" ;
   schema:deathDate "2001" ;
   schema:familyName "Lovelace" ;
   schema:givenName "John" ;
   schema:name "John Lovelace" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780313355394>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0313355398" ;
   schema:isbn "9780313355394" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/236329662>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Ignored, shunned, and invisible." ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/428736371> ; # Ignored, shunned, and invisible : how the label "retarded" has denied freedom and dignity to millions
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/428736371>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/428736371> ; # Ignored, shunned, and invisible : how the label "retarded" has denied freedom and dignity to millions
   schema:dateModified "2017-12-25" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.