Disability in the Modern World This link opens in a new window
Provides an international set of resources to enrich study in a wide range of disciplines from media studies to philosophy and includes primary sources, supporting materials, archives, and video. The content is useful for teaching and research -- not only in the disciplines of disability history and disability studies, but also in history, media, the arts, political science, education, and other areas where the contributions of the disability community are typically overlooked. Topics include: employment, job training, government programs, social activism and activists, protests, laws and legislation, policy, transportation, patents, wages, sexuality, veterans, soldiers, industry, factories, accessibility, physical disabilities, mental disabilities, race, intellectual disabilities, gained disabilities, arts, deafness, blindness, identity, pensions, class, employment opportunities, rehabilitation, welfare and public relief, poverty, civil rights, education, medical model vs, social model, unemployment, athletics, and more. Alexander Street Press.