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ERIC Number: EJ639208
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
Public and Professional Constructions of Mental Retardation: Glen Ridge and the Missing Narrative of Disability Rights.
Biklen, Douglas; Schein, Philip Lambert
Mental Retardation, v39 n6 p436-51 Dec 2001
This article discusses a court case of an adolescent labeled retarded who was sexually assaulted. It examines implications of being spoken about and of others speaking for the labeled person. It then considers how a disability rights/People First framework could shift public and professional understandings and responses to human abuse. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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