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Disability and U.S. politics : participation, policy, and controversy / Dana Lee Baker, editor.

Contributor(s): Baker, Dana Lee, 1973- [editor.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Santa Barbara, CA ; Prager , 2017Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781440839221; 1440839220; 9781440846748; 144084674X; 9781440846755; 1440846758.Other title: Disability and United States politics.Subject(s): People with disabilities -- Political activity -- United States | People with disabilities -- Government policy -- United States | Discrimination against people with disabilities -- Law and legislation -- United States | Political participation -- United States | Discrimination against people with disabilities -- Law and legislation | People with disabilities -- Government policy | Political participation | United StatesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Disability and U.S. politics.DDC classification: 323.3
Contents:
Volume 1. Disability and political participation. Tracing the Roots of Disability Rhetoric in the United States / Seamus Davis -- Policies of Disability : From Ugly Ordinances to the Disability Rights Movement / Shannon Reid -- Autism in the News : Content Analysis of Autism Coverage in Canadian Newspapers / Gregor Wolbring and Kalie Mosig -- Disability and Voting / Sierra Powell -- Differently Abled American Politicians and the Impact of Their Abilities on Their Lives, Careers, and Policies / Chelsea Arnett -- Gender, Disability, and Political Participation / Meredith Conover Williams and Janae Teal -- The Intersections of Disability and Race/Ethnicity : Issues and Potential Solutions / Karen B. Schmaling and Michael L. Williams -- Immigrating While Disabled : Culture, Education, and Medicine Collide / Sara Seyller and Amelia Veneziano -- Disabilities and Aging / David Kelly -- Abortion, Death, and Disability / Dana Lee Baker -- Concluding Thoughts / Dana Lee Baker.
Volume 2. Disability policy. The Americans with Disabilities Act and Its Case Law / Joice Chang -- Getting There: Intersections of Identity and the Journey toward Accessible Transportation / Morsal Hashimee and Matthew B. Bentson-Royal -- The Social Safety Net for Disabled Persons / Lael R. Keiser, Susan M. Miller, and JoyAnna S. Hopper -- The History of Special Education in the United States / Aaron David Whelchel -- Navigating with Disabilities in the U.S. Healthcare System / Whitney Ann Stefani, Irina Kobzar, and Davi Israel Kallman -- Beyond Isolation : When Care Turns to Abuse / Geriann Bartz -- Do "Best Practices" Exist for Youth Who Have Autism Spectrum Disorder? / Laurie A. Drapela -- Adulthood and Disability : New Challenges and Unintended Consequences / Brandon Leonard and Lacey Case -- Preparing for the Worst : The Environment, Environmental Disaster, and Disability Policy / Audrey Anna Miller -- Concluding Thoughts / Dana Lee Baker and Jubilee Belle Lawhead.
Summary: More than 1 billion people worldwide have a disability, and they are all affected by politics. This two-volume work explores key topics at the heart of disability policy, such as voting, race, gender, age, health care, social security, transportation, abuse, and the environment.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Volume 1. Disability and political participation. Tracing the Roots of Disability Rhetoric in the United States / Seamus Davis -- Policies of Disability : From Ugly Ordinances to the Disability Rights Movement / Shannon Reid -- Autism in the News : Content Analysis of Autism Coverage in Canadian Newspapers / Gregor Wolbring and Kalie Mosig -- Disability and Voting / Sierra Powell -- Differently Abled American Politicians and the Impact of Their Abilities on Their Lives, Careers, and Policies / Chelsea Arnett -- Gender, Disability, and Political Participation / Meredith Conover Williams and Janae Teal -- The Intersections of Disability and Race/Ethnicity : Issues and Potential Solutions / Karen B. Schmaling and Michael L. Williams -- Immigrating While Disabled : Culture, Education, and Medicine Collide / Sara Seyller and Amelia Veneziano -- Disabilities and Aging / David Kelly -- Abortion, Death, and Disability / Dana Lee Baker -- Concluding Thoughts / Dana Lee Baker.

Volume 2. Disability policy. The Americans with Disabilities Act and Its Case Law / Joice Chang -- Getting There: Intersections of Identity and the Journey toward Accessible Transportation / Morsal Hashimee and Matthew B. Bentson-Royal -- The Social Safety Net for Disabled Persons / Lael R. Keiser, Susan M. Miller, and JoyAnna S. Hopper -- The History of Special Education in the United States / Aaron David Whelchel -- Navigating with Disabilities in the U.S. Healthcare System / Whitney Ann Stefani, Irina Kobzar, and Davi Israel Kallman -- Beyond Isolation : When Care Turns to Abuse / Geriann Bartz -- Do "Best Practices" Exist for Youth Who Have Autism Spectrum Disorder? / Laurie A. Drapela -- Adulthood and Disability : New Challenges and Unintended Consequences / Brandon Leonard and Lacey Case -- Preparing for the Worst : The Environment, Environmental Disaster, and Disability Policy / Audrey Anna Miller -- Concluding Thoughts / Dana Lee Baker and Jubilee Belle Lawhead.

More than 1 billion people worldwide have a disability, and they are all affected by politics. This two-volume work explores key topics at the heart of disability policy, such as voting, race, gender, age, health care, social security, transportation, abuse, and the environment.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

<p> Dana Lee Baker , PhD, is associate professor in the School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs at Washington State University.</p>

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