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The Creation of Chronicity: An Institutional Case Study of Social Policy and Severe Retardation in the Progressive Era
Education Faculty Books and Book Chapters
  • Philip M. Ferguson, Chapman University
Description
The theme of this volume is emerging issues in disability studies. To the extent that disability studies is a relatively new field, new issues are constantly emerging and the discipline could hardly be characterized as in a state of "normal science," to borrow a phrase from Thomas Kuhn. Too, since the field of disability studies is interdisciplinary, new issues constantly emerge as researchers synthesize concepts and approaches from various more traditional disciplines (e.g., sociology, political science, psychology, law).
Publication Date
1-1-1989
Publisher
The Society for Disability Studies and Willamette University
Keywords
  • Handicapped,
  • Handicapped in mass media,
  • People with disabilities,
  • People with disabilities in mass media,
  • Social Science
Comments

In G. Kiger & S. C. Hey (Eds.), Emerging Issues in Impairment and Disability Studies. Dr. Ferguson's chapter begins on page 63.

Copyright
The Society for Disability Studies and Willamette University
Citation Information
Ferguson, P. M. (1989). The creation of chronicity: An institutional case study of social policy and severe retardation in the progressive era. In G. Kiger & S. C. Hey (Eds.), Emerging issues in impairment and disability studies (pp. 63–69). Salem, OR: The Society for Disability Studies and Willamette University.