Monthly Archives for July 2014

Historical Archive Project on Community Living, Canada

Since January 2014 the Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship, a partnership between the University of British Columbia School of Social Work, community living organizations and supporters which seeks to further the inclusion and full citizenship of people with intellectual disabilities, has been convening a Historical … Continue reading

23. July 2014 by admin
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Just published: Murray Simpson’s important new addition to the historical literature

Murray K. Simpson’s Modernity and the Appearance of Idiocy: Intellectual Disability as a Regime of Truth (Edwin Mellen Press) represents a decisive new approach to our understanding of ‘intellectual disability’ as a social and linguistic category. It breaks both with essentialist … Continue reading

22. July 2014 by admin
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