Foreword / Douglas Biklen -- 1. The struggle for citizenship: schools and the representation of Down Syndrome -- 2. Down Syndrome and the history of community banishment -- 3. The alien, the squatter, and the dilemma of conformity -- 4. Citizenship in school: reconceptualizing Down Syndrome -- 5. Citizenship in the literate community: Down Syndrome, communication, and the written word -- 6. Citizenship, behavior, and friendship -- 7. The reconceptualization of Down Syndrome.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-156) and index.