Disability in American Life


By Tamar Heller

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Disability—as with other marginalized topics in social policy—is at risk for exclusion from social debate. This multivolume reference work provides an overview of challenges and opportunities for people with disabilities and their families at all stages of life.

  • Takes an interdisciplinary approach to studying disability in America

  • Traces the evolution of U.S. attitudes and policies towards disability through primary documents featuring context-setting headnotes

  • Provides easy reference via a glossary of terms related to disability studies, including those in the areas of law, health, arts, and culture

  • Includes contributions from major scholars across disciplines involved in the study of disability

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