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Disability in American life : an encyclopedia of concepts, policies, and controversies

Author: Tamar Heller; Sarah Parker Harris; Carol J Gill; Robert Gould
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection covers all aspects of disability critical to understanding disability in the United States. Topics covered include characteristics of disability; disability concepts, models, and theories; important historical developments and milestones for people with disabilities; prominent individuals, organizations, and agencies; notable policies and services; and intersections of disability policy with other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedia
Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Disability in American life.
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2019]
(DLC) 2018014155
(OCoLC)1029857634
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tamar Heller; Sarah Parker Harris; Carol J Gill; Robert Gould
ISBN: 9781440834233 1440834237
OCLC Number: 1030447919
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes) : illustrations
Contents: Volume 1: A-L --
Volume 2: M-Z.
Responsibility: Tamar Heller, Sarah Parker Harris, Carol J. Gill, and Robert Gould, editors ; foreword by Andy Imparato.

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This collection covers all aspects of disability critical to understanding disability in the United States. Topics covered include characteristics of disability; disability concepts, models, and theories; important historical developments and milestones for people with disabilities; prominent individuals, organizations, and agencies; notable policies and services; and intersections of disability policy with other policy.
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"Filling a need for historical and cultural information on an understudied subject, this title highlights the economic and political power of people with disabilities and should be an essential Read more...

 
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