The Politics of Mental Handicap

Published Date: 6th August 2015

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Ryan, Joanna and Thomas, Frank.


This celebrated book is a plea for the rights of mentally handicapped people – an analysis of why we have denied the mentally handicapped their humanity, and why we so often shut them away in institutions. In a new chapter, Joanna Ryan with Frank Thomasexamines the reality behind the government’s commitment to community care.


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