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Disability as a social construct

legislative roots

by Claire H. Liachowitz

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History.,
    • People with disabilities -- United States -- History.,
    • Sociological jurisprudence.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementClaire H. Liachowitz.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF480 .L53 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 139 p. ;
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2040562M
      ISBN 100812281349
      LC Control Number88017153

      I would recommend this book to anyone with an interest in intellectual disability (be it clinical, academic or personal). It is a useful piece of literature that will aid anyone involved in this field to more readily appreciate the social, moral and historical context of intellectual disability, while providing a useful framework to consider. Shakespeare and Watson stated that disability was caused by bodies (biological and social), as well as by restrictive social barriers. Interesting debates occurred among key thinkers, , , , with a concern to make the social model more ‘relational’, and an emphasis on innovation and dynamism. 72 These discussions moved the social model in interesting directions, such as conceptualising what .

      Part of the Critical Texts in Social Work and the Welfare State book series (CTSWWS) Abstract. So far, it has been suggested that the ideological construction of disability has been determined by the core ideology of capitalism, namely individualism; and that peripheral ideologies associated with medicalisation and underpinned by personal. Get this from a library! Disability as a social construct: legislative roots. [Claire H Liachowitz] -- Wounded soldiers, injured workers, handicapped adults, and physically impaired children have all been affected by legislation that reduces their opportunities to live a functional life. In Disability.

      normal” (). As a contribution to the advancement of disability studies, this book represents a distillation of the literature, imbued with a sociological sensibility, which aims to illuminate disability as a social phenomenon and help us all to see “how interconnected human beings really are and how very much it diminishes us to. The social model of disability starts from a different perspective. It ignores how “bad” a person’s impairment is. Instead, it establishes that everyone is equal and demonstrates that it is society which erects barriers that prevent disabled people participating and restricts their opportunities.


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