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Author Waltz, Mitzi.
Title Autism [electronic resource] : a social and medical history / by Mitzi Waltz.
Publication Info. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Contents Preface: Autism, and How We Got Here -- 1. A Nameless Difference -- 2. Autism Before and After the Enlightenment -- 3. Workhouses, Asylums, and the Rise of Behavioural Sciences -- 4. The Social Construction of Autism -- 5. From 'Pathological Motherhood' to Refrigerator Mothers -- 6. Bedlam, Behaviourism and Beyond -- 7. Parent Blaming, Parent Power, and the Start of Real Research -- 8. Self-advocacy and the Rise of the Medical Model.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Autism -- Social aspects.
Autistic people -- Social conditions.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Waltz, Mitzi. Autism. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 9780230527508
ISBN 9781137328533 (electronic bk.)
1137328533 (electronic bk.)
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