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Author Simplican, Stacy Clifford
Title Capacity Contract : Intellectual Disability and the Question of Citizenship
Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2015
©2015
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Descript 1 online resource (193 pages)
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Note Cover -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- Introduction: Anxiety, Democracy, and Disability -- 1. Locke's Capacity Contract and the Construction of Idiocy -- 2. Manufacturing Anxiety: The Medicalization of Mental Defect -- 3. The Disavowal of Disability in Contemporary Contract Theory -- 4. Rethinking Political Agency: Arendt and the Self-Advocacy Movement -- 5. Self-Advocates and Allies Becoming Empowered -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y
ContentsAbbreviationsIntroduction: Anxiety, Democracy, and Disability1. Locke's Capacity Contract and the Construction of Idiocy2. Manufacturing Anxiety: The Medicalization of Mental Defect3. The Disavowal of Disability in Contemporary Contract Theory4. Rethinking Political Agency: Arendt and the Self-Advocacy Movement5. Self-Advocates and Allies Becoming EmpoweredAcknowledgmentsNotesIndex
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Link Print version: Simplican, Stacy Clifford Capacity Contract : Intellectual Disability and the Question of Citizenship Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press,c2015 9780816694037
Subject People with mental disabilities-Civil rights.
People with mental disabilities-Political activity.
Cognition disorders-Political aspects.
Political rights.
Political participation.
Citizenship.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / People with Disabilities.-bisacsh
LITERARY CRITICISM / Feminist.-bisacsh
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General.-bisacsh
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