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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
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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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"Schweik draws on a deep index of resources, from legal proceedings to out-of-print books, to tell the story of individuals long lost to history." * Publisher's Weekly * "Schweik delivers a Read more...

 
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