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A Historical Overview of Disability and Employment in the United States, 1600 to 1950

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dc.contributor.author Patterson, Stephanie
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-08T23:33:26Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-08T23:33:26Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Patterson, S. (2011). A Historical Overview of Disability and Employment in the United States, 1600 to 1950. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 7(3 & 4).
dc.identifier.issn 1552-9215
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/58497
dc.description.abstract Through a preliminary review of existing literature and archival source materials, this brief overview begins the task of compiling existing data about the history of disability and employment in the United States. A chronological framework is used that includes employment–related phenomena. The major topics covered are pre-industrial rural life, post-industrial work opportunities and the government’s response to the employment needs of disabled veterans. In addition, due to relevance to the topic, there is a brief mention of freak shows and the dawning disability rights movement after WWI.
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 labor
dc.subject US history
dc.title A Historical Overview of Disability and Employment in the United States, 1600 to 1950
dc.type Forums
dc.type.dcmi Text
Appears in Collections: RDS Volume 7, No. 3 & 4


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