Autism

A Social and Medical History
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(188 Seiten)
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ISBN-13:
9781137328533
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
188
Autor:
M. Waltz
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
eBook
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This book contextualizes autism as a socio cultural phenomenon, and examines the often troubling effects of representations and social trends. Exploring the individuals and events in the history of this condition, Waltz blends research and personal perspectives to examine social narratives of normalcy, disability and difference.
Preface: Autism, and How We Got Here 1. A Nameless Difference 2. Autism Before and After the Enlightenment 3. Workhouses, Asylums, and the Rise of Behavioural Sciences 4. The Social Construction of Autism 5. From 'Pathological Motherhood' to Refrigerator Mothers 6. Bedlam, Behaviourism and Beyond 7. Parent Blaming, Parent Power, and the Start of Real Research 8. Self-advocacy and the Rise of the Medical Model Footnotes References Index
This book contextualizes autism as a socio cultural phenomenon, and examines the often troubling effects of representations and social trends. Exploring the individuals and events in the history of this condition, Waltz blends research and personal perspectives to examine social narratives of normalcy, disability and difference.

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