Culture and Retardation

Life Histories of Mildly Mentally Retarded Persons in American Society

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ISBN: 978-90-277-2178-5 (Print) 978-94-009-3711-6 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Pages 1-18

    The Life History Approach to Mental Retardation

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    Pages 19-32

    Sarah: The Life Course of a Down’s Syndrome Child

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    Pages 33-45

    Life History in Progress: A Retarded Daughter Educates Her Mother

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    Pages 47-63

    You are What You Drink: Evidence of Socialized Incompetence in the Life of a Mildly Retarded Adult

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    Pages 65-80

    It Wasn’t Fair: Six Years in the Life of Larry B

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    Pages 81-99

    Living in the Real World: Process and Change in the Life of a Retarded Man

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    Pages 101-126

    A Case of Delabeling: Some Practical and Theoretical Implications

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    Pages 127-153

    Social Support and Individual Adaptation: A Diachronic Perspective

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    Pages 155-189

    Theodore V. Barrett: An Account of Adaptive Competence

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    Pages 191-206

    Conclusions: Themes in an Anthropology of Mild Mental Retardation

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 207-212