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Forum: Disability and Employment: Introduction

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Item Summary Patterson, Stephanie Block, Pamela 2018-08-08T23:33:18Z 2018-08-08T23:33:18Z 2011
dc.identifier.citation Patterson, S. & Block, P. (2011). Forum: Disability and Employment: Introduction. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 7(3 & 4).
dc.identifier.issn 1552-9215
dc.description.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...
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies
dc.relation.ispartofseries vol. 7, no. 3 & 4
dc.subject disability
dc.subject employment
dc.title Forum: Disability and Employment: Introduction
dc.type Forums
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