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Politics of autism - navigating the contested spectrum.

Author: John J Jr Pitney
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Noted political scientist and public policy expert John J. Pitney, Jr., explains how autism has evolved into a heated political issue disputed by scientists, educators, social workers, and families.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John J Jr Pitney
ISBN: 9781442249608 1442249609
OCLC Number: 1023208275
Description: 190 sidor ; 16.3 cm
Contents: PrefaceChapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: A Short History of AutismChapter 3: Medicine, Science, and MathChapter 4: EducationChapter 5: Before, Outside, and After the ClassroomChapter 6: The FutureAppendix: A Timeline of Autism Policy and Politics


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The content of this book is more compelling than the title would suggest. Pitney looks at every aspect of autism, dissecting it in intriguing ways. After a brief history of the politics of the Read more...

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