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The public and the relational: the collaborative practices of the Inclusive Archive of Learning Disability History

Helen Graham, Victoria Green, Kassie Headon, Nigel Ingham, Sue Ledger, Andy Minnion, Row Richards, and Liz Tilley

in Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447341895
eISBN:
9781447341970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341895.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter discusses the Inclusive Archive of Learning Disability History. It points to a collaborative relationship between the political ideas derived from public political logics — public ... More


Introduction: The Emergent Critical History of Intellectual Disability

Patrick McDonagh, C. F. Goodey, and Tim Stainton

in Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Intellectual disability is an unstable concept, and its fundamental instability is magnified when we track its history and relation to other concepts. This introductory chapter explores some of the ... More


Introduction

Jenifer L. Barclay

in The Mark of Slavery: Disability, Race, and Gender in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043727
eISBN:
9780252052613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043727.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter introduces the ways that The Mark of Slavery moves between experiences of disability in everyday enslaved life and the discursive relationship between racism and ableism forged in ... More


Introduction: Queercrip Historical Analysis and the Rural White Anti-idyll

Ryan Lee Cartwright

in Peculiar Places: A Queer Crip History of White Rural Nonconformity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226696911
eISBN:
9780226697079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226697079.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter proposes queercrip history as a methodology for researching queer history, disability history, and transgender history in white rural America. Queer crip analysis draws from crip theory ... More


Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Patrick McDonagh, C. F. Goodey, and Tim Stainton (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This collection explores how concepts of intellectual or learning disability evolved from a range of influences, gradually developing from earlier and decidedly distinct concepts, including ‘idiocy’ ... More


Peculiar Places: A Queer Crip History of White Rural Nonconformity

Ryan Lee Cartwright

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226696911
eISBN:
9780226697079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226697079.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book examines a queer disability history of rural whiteness in the US. Using insights from queer history, disability studies, the history of sexuality, and crip theory, the book reads against ... More


Introduction

Sanders Marble

in Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860–1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239771
eISBN:
9780823239818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239771.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The introduction establishes a framework for the book. For armies, physical standards are practical requirements for military service that are absent for civilians. But disability is a construct ... More


Introduction

Jan Walmsley and Simon Jarrett (eds)

in Intellectual Disability in the Twentieth Century: Transnational Perspectives on People, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447344575
eISBN:
9781447344629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344575.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The introduction explains the selection and range of countries that are covered by the book and offers a brief historiography of the field. It also discusses the use of life stories in intellectual ... More


Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860–1960

Sanders Marble (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239771
eISBN:
9780823239818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239771.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book looks at the boundary of military history and disability history. Rather than looking at veterans, it looks at case studies of how armies have defined standard and substandard, and have ... More


Money, Marriage, and Madness: The Life of Anna Ott

Kim E. Nielsen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043147
eISBN:
9780252052026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043147.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Money, Marriage, and Madness is a story of the medical profession, a woman’s wealth and the gendered property laws in which she operated, marital violence, marriage and divorce, institutional ... More


Peter the ‘Wild Boy’: What Peter Means to Us

Katie Branch, Clemma Fleat, Nicola Grove, Tim Lumley Smith, and Robin Meader

in Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Peter the Wild Boy was famous in his day as a feral child who provided inspiration and example for philosophical debates about nature and nurture, and the essential qualities of humanity. ... More


Conclusions

Sanders Marble

in Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860–1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239771
eISBN:
9780823239818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239771.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines similarities and differences of the case studies in this book. Grouping sub-standard men into separate units and giving them secondary tasks has worked, and is easier to manage ... More


Visiting Earlswood: The Asylum Travelogue and the Shaping of ‘Idiocy’

Patrick McDonagh

in Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

In the 1850s, visitors to the Earlswood Asylum, also known as the National Asylum for Idiots, in Reigate, Surrey, wrote about their experiences for publication. Frequently, these reports were ... More


Normate Template: Knowing-Making the Architectural Inhabitant

Aimi Hamraie

in Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901639
eISBN:
9781452958743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901639.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 1 uses images in architectural handbooks to study the history of architectural design for an average body.


Stuck in the Poorhouse: William Fales and the Experience of Institutionalization

Gabriel J. Loiacono

in How Welfare Worked in the Early United States: Five Microhistories

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197515433
eISBN:
9780197515464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197515433.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

When Americans think of welfare before the twentieth century, we usually think of the poorhouse. Poorhouses were expensive investments, though, rising and falling in popularity throughout the ... More


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