The Politics of Neurodiversity: Why Public Policy Matters

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Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2011 - Medical - 239 pages
How can society best respond to people with atypical neurological development? Should we concentrate on providing medical care, or on ensuring civil rights? Addressing these questions, Dana Lee Baker offers a provocative analysis of the ways that intersecting agendas┐prevention, civil rights, providing specialized care, and celebrating disability culture┐compete to make disability rights policy. The result is a thoughtful and timely consideration of the tensions shaping all quarters of disability advocacy.

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