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Disability, Mothers, and Organization

Accidental Activists

Disability, Mothers, and Organization by Melanie Panitch
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This book examines how and why mothers with disabled children became activists. Leading campaigns to close institutions and secure human rights, these women learned to mother as activists, struggling in their homes and communities against the debilitating and demoralizing effects of exclusion. Activist mothers recognized the importance of becoming advocates for change beyond their own families and contributed to building an organization to place their issues on a more public scale. In highlighting this under-examined movement, this book contributes to the scholarship on Disability Studies, Women's Students, Sociology, and Social Movement Studies.

Taylor and Francis; August 2012
234 pages; ISBN 9781135903787
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Title: Disability, Mothers, and Organization
Author: Melanie Panitch
 
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1135903794
9780415958509
9781135903787
9781135903794