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- DescriptionHistorically, segregation and social isolation have been recurring responses to people considered defective or deficient in some way. This book presents historical and contemporary issues in mental retardation. It presents an examination of ways people have been misidentified as having disabilities, then needlessly warehoused in institutions.
- Author BiographyJ. David Smith is Professor of Special Education and Chair of the Department of Specialized Education Services at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Smith is the author of 13 books. One of the integrating themes of his research and writing has been a concern for the rights and dignity of people with disabilities. He also has a particular interest in the history of intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Author(s)J. David Smith
- Date of Publication01/12/2008
- GenreCoping with Problems & Illness
- Place of PublicationWestport
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPraeger Publishers Inc
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
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