Disability-as with other marginalized topics in social policy-is at risk for exclusion from social debate. This multivolume reference work provides an overview of challenges and opportunities for people with disabilities and their families at all stages of life.
* Takes an interdisciplinary approach to studying disability in America
* Traces the evolution of U.S. attitudes and policies towards disability through primary documents featuring context-setting headnotes
* Provides easy reference via a glossary of terms related to disability studies, including those in the areas of law, health, arts, and culture
* Includes contributions from major scholars across disciplines involved in the study of disability
Number of pages: 921
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