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The ugly laws : disability in public

Author: Susan M Schweik
Publisher: New York : New York University Press ; Chesham : Combined Academic [distributor], 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A hard look at an ugly chapter in America's history


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan M Schweik
ISBN: 9780814783610 0814783619
OCLC Number: 1061113793
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface Acknowledgments Introduction I The Emergence of The Ugly Laws 1 Producing the Unsightly 2 Getting Ugly 3 The Law in Context 4 The Law in Language 5 Dissimulations II AT the Unsightly Intersection 6 Gender, Sexuality, and the Ugly Law 7 Immigration, Ethnicity, and the Ugly Law 8 Race, Segregation, and the Ugly Law III The End of The Ugly laws 9 The Right to the City 10 Rehabilitating the Unsightly 11 All about Ugly Laws (for Ten Cents) Conclusion Appendix: The Ugly Laws Notes Bibliography Index About the Author
Responsibility: Susan M. Schweik.


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This book is, as Schweik convincingly caharacterizes it, 'a history of the harm done bylet us allow the phrase some forcelack of regard.' It provides useful background for understanding current Read more...

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