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Capacity Contract.

Capacity Contract.

Author: Stacy Clifford Simplican
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stacy Clifford Simplican
ISBN: 0816693978 9780816693979 0816694036 9780816694037 9781336225626 1336225629
OCLC Number: 906534436
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: ContentsAbbreviationsIntroduction: Anxiety, Democracy, and Disability1. Locke's Capacity Contract and the Construction of Idiocy2. Manufacturing Anxiety: The Medicalization of Mental Defect3. The Disavowal of Disability in Contemporary Contract Theory4. Rethinking Political Agency: Arendt and the Self-Advocacy Movement5. Self-Advocates and Allies Becoming EmpoweredAcknowledgmentsNotesIndex


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