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Defectives in the LandDisability and Immigration in the Age of Eugenics$
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Douglas C. Baynton

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780226364162

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226364339.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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Defectives in the Land
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Douglas C. Baynton

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226364339.003.0001

The introduction discusses the absence of disability from most histories, and its usefulness as an analytical category. It places immigration laws barring disabled persons in a larger context of discriminatory laws concerning disability. It provides an overview of the chapters, a note on terminology, and a paragraph for acknowledgments.

Keywords:   disability, terminology, overview, acknowledgements, law

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