qNo Right to Be Idleq highlights the simultaneous power and weakness of public policy and policymakers. In large part, reformers and policymakers created the category of disability and labeled it as a public policy problem. Subsequent attempts to reintegrate disabled people into mainstream social and economic life proved a far harder task. Ideas about work, independence, and self-sufficiency have played a key role in shaping American welfare policy and citizenship status.state or county institution.62 Finally, Carson experimented with extending the civic obligation to be self-sufficient to a population that even ... After becoming superintendent in 1912, Cobb expanded aquot;manual 62 Between 1886 and 1920, 10.1 percent of pupils discharged from ... For Cobba#39;s approach to the school, see Syracuse Asylum, Sixty- second Annual Report, 7972, 23, 24; Sixty- fourth Annual Report, anbsp;...
|Title||:||No Right to be Idle: The Invention of Disability, 1850--1930|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|