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The politics of neurodiversity : why public policy matters

Author: Dana Lee Baker
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, ©2011.
Series: Disability in society.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How can society best respond to people with atypical neurological development? Should we concentrate on providing medical care, or on ensuring civil rights? Addressing these questions, Dana Lee Baker offers a provocative analysis of the ways that intersecting agendas prevention, civil rights, providing specialized care, and celebrating disability culture compete to make disability rights policy. The result is a  Read more...
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Baker, Dana Lee, 1973-
Politics of neurodiversity.
Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, ©2011
(DLC) 2010027704
(OCoLC)645889758
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dana Lee Baker
OCLC Number: 764124386
Language Note: In English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 239 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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.
Series Title: Disability in society.
Responsibility: Dana Lee Baker.

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