What We Have Done

Author: Fred Pelka
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 1558499199
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Compelling first-person accounts of the struggle to secure equal rights for Americans with disabilities

What We Have Done

Author: Fred Pelka
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 1558499180
Size: 74.10 MB
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Compelling first-person accounts of the struggle to secure equal rights for Americans with disabilities.

Enabling Acts

Author: Lennard J. Davis
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807071579
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The first significant book on the history and impact of the ADA—the “eyes on the prize” moment for disability rights The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the widest-ranging and most comprehensive piece of civil rights ...

Disability Histories

Author: Susan Burch
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 025209669X
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In this collection, Susan Burch and Michael Rembis present nineteen essays that integrate critical analysis of gender, race, historical context, and other factors to enrich and challenge the traditional modes of interpretation still ...

Enabling Acts

Author: Lennard J. Davis
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807071579
Size: 29.90 MB
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Fred Pelka, What We Have Done: An Oral History of the Disability Rights
Movement (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2012), 435. Ibid., 430.
Jonathan M. Young, Equality of Opportunity: The Making of the Americans with
Disabilities ...

Defectives In The Land

Author: Douglas C. Baynton
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022636416X
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Polluted heredity flowing into the future was an ever-present fear. Until now, with Defectives in the Land, the issue of discrimination against people with disabilities in immigration law has gone unrecognized and unexamined."

Disability Rights Movement

Author: Tim McNeese
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 1617838861
Size: 67.79 MB
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What We Have Done:An Oral History ofthe Disability Rights Movement. Amherst:
U of Massachusetts P, 2012. Print. 205. 3. Eunice Kennedy Shriver. “Hope for
Retarded Children.“ Saturday Evening Post 22 Sept. 1962: 72. Saturday Evening
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Backlash Against The Ada

Author: Linda Hamilton Krieger
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472025497
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In this book, a distinguished group of disability activists, disability rights lawyers, social scientists and humanities scholars grapple with these questions.

A Disability History Of The United States

Author: Kim E. Nielsen
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807022039
Size: 60.82 MB
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Throughout the book, Nielsen deftly illustrates how concepts of disability have deeply shaped the American experience—from deciding who was allowed to immigrate to establishing labor laws and justifying slavery and gender discrimination.