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The politics of neurodiversity : why public policy matters

Author: Dana Lee Baker
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

How can society best respond to people with atypical neurological development? Should we concentrate on providing medical care, or on ensuring civil rights? This offers a provocative analysis of the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dana Lee Baker
ISBN: 9781588267542 1588267547
OCLC Number: 1005555393
Description: xiii, 239 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Why public policy matters for neurodiversity (and vice-versa) --
Competing disability policy agendas: cause, care, cure, and celebration --
Securing civil rights vs. providing care --
Securing civil rights vs. finding a cure --
Securing civil rights vs. celebrating diversity --
Providing care vs. finding a cure --
Providing care vs. celebrating diversity --
Finding a cure vs. celebrating diversity --
Finding common ground.
Responsibility: Dana Lee Baker.


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