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Disabled, Female, and Proud

Harilyn Rousso

Disabled, Female, and Proud

Stories of Ten Women with Disabilities

by Harilyn Rousso

  • 143 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Bergin & Garvey Paperback .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coping with disability,
  • Disability: social aspects,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • Women"s Health - General,
  • Health & Fitness / Women"s Health,
  • Biography,
  • Handicapped women,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8267825M
    ISBN 100897893581
    ISBN 109780897893589
    OCLC/WorldCa28547362

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Woven through this book is the history of the Disability rights movement. This book is directed towards teen women, but is a good read for all. Pages: Tables of Contents for Disabled, Female, and Proud.

Chapter/Section Title. Page # Page Count. Acknowledgements. Introduction by Harilyn Rousso. Stories. Hermina Jackson. Adrienne Asch Dorothy Wainer. Geri Strong.

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