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Forum: Disability and Employment: Introduction

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Title:Forum: Disability and Employment: Introduction
Authors:Patterson, Stephanie
Block, Pamela
Date Issued:2011
Publisher:University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies
Citation:Patterson, S. & Block, P. (2011). Forum: Disability and Employment: Introduction. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 7(3 & 4).
Series:vol. 7, no. 3 & 4
Abstract:Niel Bohrs’ famous quote “Nothing exists until it is measured” (as cited in Ross, 1997) refers to quantum physics, but it can also be applied to the history of disability and employment. Scholarly information concerning this history is almost nonexistent. While cursory examination of employment issues may be included in discussions about past social movements and legislation, these discourses are often anecdotal and always secondary to the main topic. With few exceptions (studies on freak shows, for example) it appears that scholarly, historical pieces specifically about disabled people as workers are rare...
Appears in Collections: RDS Volume 7, No. 3 & 4

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