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The ugly laws : disability in public

Author: Susan M Schweik
Publisher: New York : New York University, ©2009.
Series: History of disability series.
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: 9780814740576 081474057X 9780814783610 0814783619
OCLC Number: 942286855
Description: xii, 431 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Producing the unsightly --
Getting ugly --
The law in context --
The law in language --
Dissimulations --
Gender, sexuality, and the ugly law --
Immigration, ethnicity, and the ugly law --
Race, segregation, and the ugly law --
The right to the city --
Rehabilitating the unsightly --
All about ugly laws (for ten cents).
Series Title: History of disability series.
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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