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Author Shapiro, Joseph P.
Title No pity : people with disabilities forging a new civil rights movement / Joseph P. Shapiro.
Publication Info. New York : Three Rivers, [1994]
©1994
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 Axinn - Reserve Room  HV1553 .S52 1994    ---  AVAILABLE
 Law Class Reserves  HV1553 .S52 1994    ---  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 382 pages ; 21 cm
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Type of Media unmediated n
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Note "Originally published by Times Books in 1993"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-368) and index.
Contents Tiny Tims, supercrips, and the end of pity -- From charity to independent living -- The deaf celebration of separate culture -- A hidden army for civil rights -- Integration: out of shadowland -- People first -- The screaming neon wheelchair -- Up from the nursing home -- No less worthy a life -- Crossing the luck line.
Subject People with disabilities -- Civil rights -- United States.
Discrimination against people with disabilities -- United States -- History.
People with disabilities -- Government policy -- United States -- History.
ISBN 0812924126
9780812924121