ERIC Number: EJ552161
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Margaret Mead and Mental Retardation: Words of Understanding, Concepts of Inclusiveness.
Smith, J. David; Johnson, George Lee, Jr.
Mental Retardation, v35 n4 p306-09 Aug 1997
Discusses Margaret Mead's insights on mental retardation. Her study of intelligence scores of Italian children, which analyzed correlations between test performance, language, immigration date, and social status, is used to indicate recognition of the multicultural complexities of mental retardation. Her belief in social integration is also discussed. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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