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Author Pelka, Fred, 1954-
Title What we have done : an oral history of the disability rights movement / Fred Pelka.
Published Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2012.
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 Floor2  KF480 .P45 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xvi, 622 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Childhood -- Institutions, part 1 -- Discrimination, part 1 -- Institutions, part 2 -- The University of Illinois -- Discrimination, part 2, and early advocacy -- The parents' movement -- Activists and organizers, part 1 -- Institutions, part 3 -- Activists and organizers, part 2 -- Independent living -- The disability press -- The American coalition of citizens with disabilities -- The HEW demonstrations -- Psychiatric survivors -- Working the system -- Institutions, part 4 -- Self-advocates -- DREDF and the 504 trainings -- Activists and organizers, part 3 -- ADAPT -- Deaf president now! -- The Americans with Disabilities Act: "the machinery of change" -- Drafting the bill, part 1 -- Insiders, part 1 -- Drafting the bill, part 2 -- Lobbying and gathering support -- Mobilizing the community -- Experts -- Insiders, part 2 -- Wheels of justice and the Chapman Amendment -- Lobbyists -- Senators -- Victory -- Aftermath.
Subject People with disabilities -- Civil rights -- United States -- History.
People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History.
United States. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
ISBN 1558499199 (pbk.)
9781558499188 (library cloth)
1558499180 (library cloth)
9781558499195 (pbk.)
OCLC number 733731414