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The Routledge History of Disability

Author: Roy Hanes, (Associate professor); Ivan Brown; Nancy E Hansen
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.
Series: Routledge histories.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Hanes, (Associate professor); Ivan Brown; Nancy E Hansen
ISBN: 9781315198781 1315198789 1351774042 9781351774048 9781351774031 1351774034
OCLC Number: 1012259067
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 513 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: List of figuresList of tablesList of contributorsIntroductionRoy HanesPart I: Histories of Disabilities Across Time and Cultures Introduction to Part IRoy HanesCH. 1. Reason, value and persons: The construction of intellectual disability in western thought from antiquity to the romantic ageTim StaintonCH. 2. The Courage of subordination: Women and intellectual disability in the ancient Greek WorldLynne RoseCH. 3. Jane Austen and Me: Tales from the CouchDiane DriedgerCH. 4. Developments in disability issues during the late Ottoman period of Turkish history from 1876 to 1909Mualla ErkilicCH. 5. A short history of disability in ItalyLuigi Croce, Federica Di Cosimo and Marco LombardiCH.6. A short history of disability aspects from IsraelJoav Merrick,, Ariel Tenenbaum, Mohammed Morad, and Eli CarmeliPart II: Histories of national disability policies, programs and servicesIntroduction to Part IIRoy HanesCH. 7. The role of international institutions in the process of categorization of `disabled people' (1930-1975)Gildas BregainCH. 8. Disabilities and Disability Services in Nigeria: Past, Present and FuturePaul M. Ajuwon CH. 9. A Short History of Approaches to Disability in the NetherlandsLuc Brants, Paul van Trigt and Alice SchippersCH. 10. A Journey of Change - Histories of Disability in Hong Kong 1841-2014Karen K.H. Ngai, Simon W. K. Wu, and Joanna L. P. ChungCH. 11. Historical Development of Disability Services in Singapore: Enabling Persons with DisabilitiesKenneth K. Poon and Meng Ee WongCH.12. Swedish disability policies: Ideas, values and practices in a historical perspectiveRafael LindqvistCH.13. One difference is enough: Towards a history of disability in Belgian-Congo, 1908-1960Pieter Verstraete, Evelyne Verhaegen and Marc DepaepePart III: Histories of Education and Training Introduction to Part IIINancy E. HansenCH. 14. From their own hands: Collecting oral testimony in signing communitiesMartin AthertonCH.15. The history of access to education of people with visual impairments in Great Britain from 1790 to 1999Archie W. N. Roy and Gisela DimigenCH.16. Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Blind Asylums and Missions in Scotland Hazel McFarlane CH.17. Exposure and recovery: Tracing disability history in the midst of cultural absenceMyrtle Hill and Nancy HansenCH.18. Australian Histories of Intellectual DisabilitiesDave EarlCH. 19. History and national policy documents on special education in SwedenKim Wickman and Margaretha KriftofenssenCH. 20. The Italian Path to School and Social Inclusion: Problems, Strengths and PerspectivesSgaramella Teresa Maria, Nota Laura, Ferrari Lea, Soresi Salvatore, and Aamir KhanCH. 21. Education of People with Intellectual Disabilities and Hearing Impairments in Spain: A Historical ApproachCliment Gine, Carles Llombart, and Anna BalcellsCH.22. The Case of the "Dull" Pupil in the Norwegian Folk School 1892-1930Bodil RavnebergPart IV: Spectacle, Science, Services and Civil RightsIntroduction to Part IVIvan BrownCH. 23. The freak show act: Science and spectacle in the nineteenth centuryAndrea ZittlauCH. 24. Three Illusions in clinical photographs of the feeble minded during the Eugenics eraMartin ElksCH. 25. When is life unworthy of living? Lessons from the systematic killing of children with disabilities in Nazi GermanyIvan BrownCh. 26. The Genesis of Societies for Crippled Children in Canada and their American RootsRoy Hanes CH. 27. Breaking the rules: Summer camping experiences and the lives of Ontario children growing up with polio in the 1940s and 1950sKaren Yoshida, Susan Ferguson and Fady ShanoudaCH. 28. Changing America's consciousness: A brief history of the Independent Living Civil Rights Movement in the United StatesSteven E. BrownConcluding RemarksIndex
Series Title: Routledge histories.
Other Titles: History of disability
Responsibility: edited by Roy Hanes, Ivan Brown and Nancy E. Hansen.


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