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Author Longmore, Paul K.

Title Why I burned my book and other essays on disability / Paul K. Longmore.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2003.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.908 L856W    Check Shelf
Description ix, 278 pages ; 24 cm.
Series American subjects
American subjects.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Disability watch -- 2. The life of Randolph Bourne and the need for a history of disabled people -- 3. Uncovering the hidden history of disabled people -- 4. The league of the physically handicapped and the great depression : a case study in the new disability history -- 5. The disability rights moment : activism in the 1970s and beyond -- 6. Film reviews -- 7. Screening stereotypes : images of disabled people in television and motion pictures -- 8. Elizabeth Bouvia, assisted suicide, and social prejudice -- 9. The resistance : the disability rights movement and assisted suicide -- 10. Medical decision making and people with disabilities : a clash of cultures -- 11. The second phase : from disability rights to disability culture -- 12. Princeton and Peter Singer -- 13. Why I burned my book.
Transition systems for youth -- Potential for independence -- Legislative initiatives for independent living -- Trends in program design -- Profiles of emancipated youth: 10-year outcomes -- Education, employment, and income -- Preparing adolescent wards for independence in foster family settings -- Placement restrictiveness and educational achievement among emancipated foster youth -- Preparing foster wards with disabilities for self-sufficiency -- Effectiveness of transitional apartments -- Effectiveness of mentors for adolescents in placement -- Wraparound services, subsidies, and mentors as social capital -- Transitional services for emancipated foster youth -- Independent-living housing issues -- Community college opportunities for older foster youth: the California profile -- Personal responsibility: A goal for adolescents in foster care -- Wraparound services : facilitating the transition from foster care to young adulthood -- Assessment: An interpretive summary.
Subject People with disabilities -- United States -- History.
People with disabilities -- Civil rights -- United States -- History.
Sociology of disability -- United States.
People with disabilities in motion pictures.
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