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Poor, White, Single, and Female in the Colony

Marie-Paule Ha

in French Women and the Empire: The Case of Indochina

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199640362
eISBN:
9780191754265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640362.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

The main protagonists of this chapter are the group of French single women labeled as “indigent” by the colonial government, which was made up of mainly widows and female orphans of deceased military ... More


Jerry’s Kids Grow Up: Disability Rights Activists and Telethons

Paul K. Longmore

Catherine Kudlick (ed.)

in Telethons: Spectacle, Disability, and the Business of Charity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262075
eISBN:
9780190262105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262075.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Within a growing conversation about minority rights, many activists decried telethons for propagating the charity and medical model ideologies that pathologized people with disabilities. Some ... More


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