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Autism : a social and medical history / Mitzi Waltz, Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

Author/Creator:
Waltz, Mitzi.
Publication:
Houndmills, Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
pages cm
Subjects:
Autism in children -- Great Britain -- History.
Autism -- Research -- Great Britain.
Social psychiatry -- Great Britain -- History.
People with mental disabilities -- Institutional care -- Great Britain -- History.
Mental health services -- Great Britain -- History.
Contents:
A nameless difference
Autism before and after the enlightenment
Workhouses, asylums, and the rise of behavioural sciences
The social construction of autism
From 'pathological motherhood' to refrigerator mothers
Bedlam, behaviourism and beyond
Parent blaming, parent power, and the start of real research
Self-advocacy and the rise of the medical model.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9780230527515
0230527515
9780230527508 (hbk.)
0230527507 (hbk.)
Publisher no.:
99953566807
Web link:
The Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund Home Page
The Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund Home Page  Bookplate