Abandoned to Their Fate
Reviewed June 2012
RIC Disability Ethics CollectionDrawing from scholarly records, institutional archives, original photography and popular media, this film by Philip Ferguson, PhD, traces the historical origins of the social stereotypes and exclusionary practices toward people with disabilities. Beginning in the Middle Ages and concluding with the modern shift toward independent living, this program focuses on the moral, aesthetic and economic policies that shaped the lives of people with disabilities.
Keywords: Severe/multiple disabilities, social stereotypes, exclusionary practices, historical
Call number: ED/PDA-FATE-VHS-30-1997
|Title:||Abandoned to Their Fate|
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