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Representing Autism : Culture, Narrative, Fascination

Author: Stuart Murray
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Representing Autism analyses and evaluates the place of autism within contemporary culture and at the same time examines the ideas of individual and community produced by people with autism  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Representing Autism
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Murray
ISBN: 9781846310928 184631092X
OCLC Number: 940067707
Notes: Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 06 Mar 2013).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: List of FiguresPermissionsPreface: questionsIntroduction: autism and narrative1. Presences: autistic difference2. Idiots and savants3. Witnessing4. Boys and girls, men and women5. In our time: families and sentimentsConclusion: causing/curing/caringAcknowledgementsSelect bibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Stuart Murray.

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This is a timely, powerful and important book. * TLS * Thought-provoking, deeply empathetic and engaging ... I would recommend Murray's book to parents of those on the autism spectrum, educational Read more...

 
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