Intellectual Disability: Ethics, Dehumanization, and a New Moral Community
This edition first published 2013 © 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Editor(s): Heather E. Keith, Kenneth D. Keith
Published Online: 11 MAR 2013 09:51PM EST
Print ISBN: 9780470674321
Online ISBN: 9781118606957
About this Book
Intellectual Disability: Ethics, Dehumanization, and a New MoralCommunity presents an interdisciplinary exploration of the roots and evolution of the dehumanization of people with intellectual disabilities.
- Examines the roots of disability ethics from a psychological, philosophical, and educational perspective
- Presents a coherent, sustained moral perspective in examining the historical dehumanization of people with diminished cognitive abilities
- Includes a series of narratives and case descriptions to illustrate arguments
- Reveals the importance of an interdisciplinary understanding of the social construction of intellectual disability