Book ID: CBB899215958

Intellectual Disability in the Twentieth Century: Transnational Perspectives on People, Policy, and Practice (2021)


Walmsley, Jan (Editor)

Policy Press

Publication Date: 2021
Physical Details: 224
Language: English

Bringing together accounts of how intellectual disability was viewed, managed and experienced in countries across the globe, the book examines the origins and nature of contemporary attitudes, policy and practice and sheds light on the challenges of implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCPRD).

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Authors & Contributors
Jarrett, Simon
Porter, Margaret
Christophe Capuano
Fróis, João Pedro
Larose-Dutil, Hubert
Ferretti, Lucia
Revue d'Histoire des Sciences Humaines
Imago Mundi: A Review of Early Cartography
Human Rights Quarterly
History of the Human Sciences
History of Psychiatry
History of Education
University of Wisconsin Press
University of Toronto Press
University of Chicago Press
Reaktion Books
Harvard University Press
Disabilities; disability; accessibility
Public policy
Intellectual disability
Human rights
Medicine and society
Public health
Sicard, Roch-Ambroise Cucurron
Fontes, Vítor
Wright, John Kirtland
Penck, Albrecht
Itard, Jean
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, late
19th century
21st century
20th century, early
18th century
United States
Great Britain
South America
United Nations

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