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The autism matrix : the social origins of the autism epidemic / Gil Eyal ... [et al.].

Publication:
Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 312 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Autism in children.
Autism in children -- Diagnosis.
Autism in children -- Treatment.
Autistic children -- Care.
Autistic children -- Services for.
Autistic children -- Care -- History.
Autistic children -- Services for -- History.
Medical subjects:
Autistic Disorder -- history.
Deinstitutionalization -- history.
Contents:
Introduction: the autism matrix
The puzzle of variation in autism rates
The feebleminded
The surveillance of childhood
Deinstitutionalization
"An existence as close to the normal as possible": normalization
Childhood schizophrenia
The rise of the therapies
Bernard Rimland and the formation of NSAC
The atypical children
Asperger and neurodiversity
The space of autism therapies and the making and remaking of the spectrum
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Eyal, Gil.
ISBN:
9780745643991 (hbk.)
074564399X (hbk.)
9780745644004 (pbk.)
0745644007 (pbk.)
OCLC:
432990971
Publisher Number:
99942632651