Download PDF by Richard Scotch: From Good Will To Civil Rights: Transforming Federal

By Richard Scotch

Now that minimize cuts, braille elevator buttons, and closed caption tv are regular, many of us suppose that disabled individuals are now complete contributors in American society. This publication tells a slightly various tale. It tells how America's disabled mobilized to impact sweeping alterations in public coverage, no longer as soon as yet two times, and it means that the fight isn't really but over. the 1st variation of From reliable Will to Civil Rights traced the adjustments in federal incapacity coverage, targeting the advance and implementation of part 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Richard okay. Scotch's large interviews with policymakers, leaders of the incapacity rights circulation, and different advocates, supplemented the sketchy respectable historical past of the laws with the precise, behind-the-scenes tale, illuminating the function of the incapacity rights move in shaping part 504. Charting the shifts in coverage and activist agendas throughout the 1990's, this new version surveys the results and disappointments linked to the americans with Disabilities Act, handed in 1990, within the context of the ongoing stream to safe complete civil rights for disabled people.

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