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The autism matrix : the social origins of the autism epidemic, Gil Eyal ... [et al.]

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The autism matrix : the social origins of the autism epidemic
Title
The autism matrix
Title remainder
the social origins of the autism epidemic
Statement of responsibility
Gil Eyal ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Eyal, Gil
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  • Autism in children
  • Autism in children
  • Autism in children
  • Autistic children
  • Autistic children
  • Autistic children
  • Autistic children
Label
The autism matrix : the social origins of the autism epidemic, Gil Eyal ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Why focus on therapies? -- The genetics of autism -- Diagnostic change -- Between mental illness and mental retardation -- 1. The Puzzle of Variation in Autism Rates -- Diagnostic substitution -- Supply-side and demand-side explanations for diagnostic substitution -- Deinstitutionalization as key to explaining diagnostic substitution -- Deinstitutionalization and the variation in autism rates -- 2. The Feebleminded -- 3. The Surveillance of Childhood -- The unification of mental deficiency and mental hygiene under child psychiatry -- The role of the middle-class family -- The institutionalization of children and the comprehensive surveillance system -- 4. Deinstitutionalization -- A new look at the deinstitutionalization of the retarded -- THE AUTISM MATRIX -- The middle-class family and the "valorization of retarded existence" -- 5. "An existence as close to the normal as possible": Normalization -- Normalization as therapeutic practice -- Behavior modification and normalization -- 6. Childhood Schizophrenia -- 7. The Rise of the Therapies -- Autism therapies in the 1950s and 1960s -- Working on the child's brain -- Inculcating habits and building skills -- Blurring the boundary between expert and layman -- The space between fields -- 8. Bernard Rimland and the Formation of NSAC -- The parent-activist-therapist-researcher as a new type of expert -- The problem of credibility -- Schopler and the new economy of blame and worth -- Autism parenting as a vocation -- The implications of behavioral therapy -- Conclusion -- 9. The Atypical Children -- The struggle over inclusion in the Developmental Disabilities Act -- Autism as concurrent with mental retardation -- Looping and the transformation of autism -- 10. Asperger and Neurodiversity -- The riddle of simultaneous discovery dissolved -- "Personality trait" vs. "psychotic process" -- Twins reunited -- Loops of self-advocacy -- 11. The Space of Autism Therapies and the Making and Remaking of the Spectrum -- The return of Rimland -- The agonistic network -- Blurring the boundary between medicine and alternative medicine -- The space of autism therapies -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn432990971
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 312 p.
Isbn
9780745643991
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)432990971
Label
The autism matrix : the social origins of the autism epidemic, Gil Eyal ... [et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Why focus on therapies? -- The genetics of autism -- Diagnostic change -- Between mental illness and mental retardation -- 1. The Puzzle of Variation in Autism Rates -- Diagnostic substitution -- Supply-side and demand-side explanations for diagnostic substitution -- Deinstitutionalization as key to explaining diagnostic substitution -- Deinstitutionalization and the variation in autism rates -- 2. The Feebleminded -- 3. The Surveillance of Childhood -- The unification of mental deficiency and mental hygiene under child psychiatry -- The role of the middle-class family -- The institutionalization of children and the comprehensive surveillance system -- 4. Deinstitutionalization -- A new look at the deinstitutionalization of the retarded -- THE AUTISM MATRIX -- The middle-class family and the "valorization of retarded existence" -- 5. "An existence as close to the normal as possible": Normalization -- Normalization as therapeutic practice -- Behavior modification and normalization -- 6. Childhood Schizophrenia -- 7. The Rise of the Therapies -- Autism therapies in the 1950s and 1960s -- Working on the child's brain -- Inculcating habits and building skills -- Blurring the boundary between expert and layman -- The space between fields -- 8. Bernard Rimland and the Formation of NSAC -- The parent-activist-therapist-researcher as a new type of expert -- The problem of credibility -- Schopler and the new economy of blame and worth -- Autism parenting as a vocation -- The implications of behavioral therapy -- Conclusion -- 9. The Atypical Children -- The struggle over inclusion in the Developmental Disabilities Act -- Autism as concurrent with mental retardation -- Looping and the transformation of autism -- 10. Asperger and Neurodiversity -- The riddle of simultaneous discovery dissolved -- "Personality trait" vs. "psychotic process" -- Twins reunited -- Loops of self-advocacy -- 11. The Space of Autism Therapies and the Making and Remaking of the Spectrum -- The return of Rimland -- The agonistic network -- Blurring the boundary between medicine and alternative medicine -- The space of autism therapies -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn432990971
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 312 p.
Isbn
9780745643991
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)432990971

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