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Author Schweik, Susan M. (Susan Marie), 1956-
Title The ugly laws : disability in public / Susan M. Schweik.
Published New York : New York University Press, c2009.
Book Cover
 Floor3  KF480 .S29 2009    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 431 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series The history of disability
History of disability series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-404) and index.
Contents Producing the unsightly -- Getting ugly -- The law in context -- The law in language -- Dissimulations -- Gender, sexuality, and the ugly law -- Immigration, ethnicity, and the ugly law -- Race, segregation, and the ugly law -- The right to the city -- Rehabilitating the unsightly -- All about ugly laws (for ten cents).
Subject People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History.
Beggars -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History.
Discrimination against people with disabilities -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.
People with disabilities -- United States -- History.
Beggars -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780814740576 (cloth : alk. paper)
081474057X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814783610 (pbk.)
0814783619 (pbk.)
9780814740880 (e-book)
081474088X (e-book)
OCLC number 271812138