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ERIC Number: EJ587719
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0741-9325
Thoughts on the Changing Meaning of Disability: New Eugenics or New Wholeness?
Smith, J. David
Remedial and Special Education, v20 n3 p131-33 May-Jun 1999
Reviews the impact of eugenics on people with disabilities and the danger that they will be further devalued in a world of increasing genetic manipulation. Margaret Mead's concept of providing opportunities for all people to learn how to participate wholly in society and the need for an ethical revolution are discussed. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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