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Untold stories : a Canadian disability history reader

Author: Nancy Hansen; Roy Hanes; Diane Driedger
Publisher: Toronto ; Vancouver : Canadian Scholars, 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This long-awaited reader presents history by and about Canadian people with disabilities from Confederation to the present. The collection includes chapters about people with mental, physical, and cognitive disabilities as they lived, worked, and influenced public policy about disability in Canada. People with disabilities have generally moved from being institutionalized in single-disability instruction and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Hansen; Roy Hanes; Diane Driedger
ISBN: 9781773380469 177338046X
OCLC Number: 1050651699
Description: vii, 373 Seiten
Contents: IntroductionNancy Hansen, Roy Hanes, and Diane DriedgerSection I: Setting the StageChapter 1"Out from Under": A Brief History of EverythingKathryn Church, Melanie Panitch, Catherine Frazee, and Phaedra LivingstoneChapter 2Posthumous Exploitation? The Ethics of Researching, Writing, and Being Accountable as a Disability HistorianGeoffrey ReaumeChapter 3Uncovering Disability HistoryNancy HansenSection II: Confederation to the Early Twentieth CenturyChapter 4"Blindness Clears the Way": E. B. F. Robinson's The True Sphere of the Blind (1896)Vanessa WarneChapter 5The Education of "Good" and "Useful" Citizens: Work, Disability, and d/Deaf Citizenship at the Ontario Institution for the Education of the Deaf, 1892-1902Alessandra Iozzo-DuvalChapter 6"An Excuse for Being So Bold": D. W. McDermid and the Early Development of the Manitoba Institute for the Deaf and Dumb, 1888-1900Sandy R. BarronChapter 7Remembering the BoysCaroline E. M. Carrington-DeckerChapter 8"Someone in Toronto ... Paid Her Way Out Here": Indentured Labour and Medical Deportation-The Precarious Work of Single WomenNatalie SpagnuoloChapter 9Service Clubs and the Emergence of Societies for Crippled Children in Canada: The Rise of the Ontario Society for Crippled Children, 1920-1940Roy HanesSection III: Into the Mid-twentieth CenturyChapter 10Work, Education, and Privilege: An Alberta City's Parasitical Relationship to Its Total Institution for "Mental Defectives"Claudia MalacridaChapter 11Disability as Social Threat: Examining the Social Justice Implications of Canada's Eugenic HistoryPhillip B. TurcotteChapter 12The Impact of Ventilation Technology: Contrasting Consumer and Professional PerspectivesJoseph Kaufert and David LockerSection IV: The 1960s to the 1980sChapter 13Je me souviens: The Hegemony of Stairs in the Montreal MetroLaurence ParentChapter 14Organizing for Change: The Origins and History of the Manitoba League of the Physically Handicapped, 1967-1982Diane DriedgerChapter 15The Council of Canadians with Disabilities: A Voice of Our Own, 1976-2012April D'AubinChapter 16Building an Accessible House of Labour: Work, Disability Rights, and the Canadian Labour MovementDustin GalerChapter 17Justin Clark and the Writ of Habeas CorpusMarilou McPhedranSection V: To the End of the Twentieth Century and BeyondChapter 18Winnipeg Community Centre of the Deaf: Program Development as Community DevelopmentCharlotte Enns, Bruce Koskie, Rita Bomak, and Gregory EvansChapter 19History of Science and Technology and Canadians with DisabilitiesGregor Wolbring and Natalie BallChapter 20"Like Alice through the Looking Glass" II: The Struggle for Accommodation ContinuesVera ChouinardChapter 21Triple Jeopardy: Native Women with DisabilitiesDoreen DemasChapter 22The Community Inclusion Project in Manitoba: Planning for the Residents of the Pelican Lake Training CentreZana Marie Lutfiyya, Dale C. Kendel, and Karen D. SchwartzChapter 23Living in the Midst: Re-imagining Disability through Auto/biographyKelly McGillivrayContributorsCopyright Acknowledgements
Responsibility: edited by Nancy Hansen, Roy Hanes, and Diane Driedger.


Explores the history of Canadian people with disabilities from Confederation to current day. This collection focuses on Canadians with mental, physical, and cognitive disabilities, and discusses the  Read more...


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