Published In

Rehabilitation Literature

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1980

Subjects

Disabled Persons, People with disabilities -- United States -- Public opinion

Abstract

The author discusses possible explanations for stereotypical and negative reactions toward physically disabled persons in literature and society. Cited are examples of physical deformity, animalism, and monstrosity. The reminder of mortality and fallibility produced by disability is considered.

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This is the publishers PDF. Credit goes to Easter Seals, Inc.

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/9781

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