Intellectual Disability: Ethics, Dehumanization, and a New Moral Community

Intellectual Disability: Ethics, Dehumanization, and a New Moral Community

Editor(s): Heather E. Keith, Kenneth D. Keith

Published Online: 11 MAR 2013 09:51PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470674321

Online ISBN: 9781118606957

DOI: 10.1002/9781118606957

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

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Roots of Dehumanization

  2. Part II: Out of the Darkness

  3. Part III: Disability Ethics for a New Age

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