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Author Simplican, Stacy Clifford, 1978- author.

Title The capacity contract : intellectual disability and the question of citizenship / Stacy Clifford Simplican.

Publication Info. Minneapolis ; London : University of Minnesota Press, [2015]
2015

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 181 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Contents Abbreviations -- Introduction: Anxiety, Democracy, and Disability -- 1. Locke's Capacity Contract and the Construction of Idiocy -- 2. Manufacturing Anxiety: The Medicalization of Mental Defect -- 3. The Disavowal of Disability in Contemporary Contract Theory -- 4. Rethinking Political Agency: Arendt and the Self-Advocacy Movement -- 5. Self-Advocates and Allies Becoming Empowered -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject People with mental disabilities -- Civil rights.
People with mental disabilities -- Political activity.
Cognition disorders -- Political aspects.
Political rights.
Political participation.
Citizenship.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / People with Disabilities.
LITERARY CRITICISM / Feminist.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Simplican, Stacy Clifford, 1978- Capacity contract : intellectual disability and the question of citizenship. Minneapolis ; London : University of Minnesota Press, c2015 ix, 181 pages 9780816694037 (DLC) 2014025338
ISBN 9780816694037
9780816693979

 
    
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