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The Politics of Neurodiversity: Why Public Policy Matters - Dana Lee Baker
The Politics of Neurodiversity: Why Public Policy Matters
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How can society best respond to people with atypical neurological development? Should we concentrate on providing medical care, or on ensuring civil rights? Addressing these questions, Dana Lee Baker offers a provocative analysis of the ways that intersecting agendas prevention, civil rights,... show more
How can society best respond to people with atypical neurological development? Should we concentrate on providing medical care, or on ensuring civil rights? Addressing these questions, Dana Lee Baker offers a provocative analysis of the ways that intersecting agendas prevention, civil rights, providing specialized care, and celebrating disability culture compete to make disability rights policy. The result is a thoughtful and timely consideration of the tensions shaping all quarters of disability advocacy.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781588267542 (1588267547)
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers
Pages no: 239
Edition language: English
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3.0 The Politics of Neurodiversity, Dana Lee Baker
Definitely an academic work but at only 223p of primary text, not a tome. The start is heavy with definitions of jargon but it gets to be an easier read after that. Still, if I hear the phrase "disability policy subsystem" even once more in the next year, I'm likely to start twitching. The book ta...
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