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Autism : a social and medical history / Mitzi Waltz, Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

  • Waltz, Mitzi
Date
2013
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

Physical description

ix, 188 pages ; 23 cm

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

A nameless difference -- Autism before and after the enlightenment -- Workhouses, asylums, and the rise of behavioural sciences -- The social construction of autism -- From 'pathological motherhood' to refrigerator mothers -- Bedlam, behaviourism, and beyond -- Parent blaming, parent power, and the start of real research -- Self-advocacy vs. the rise of the medical model.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    PV /WAL
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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780230527515
  • 0230527515
  • 9780230527508
  • 0230527507