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Author Rothman, David J., author.

Title The Willowbrook wars : bringing the mentally disabled into the community / David J. Rothman & Shelia M. Rothman ; with a new afterword by the authors
Published New Brunswick, NJ : Aldine Transaction, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 417 pages)
Contents Chapter Going into the Field -- part PART I MAKING THE CASE -- chapter 1 Welcome to Willowbrook -- chapter 2 The Litigator as Reformer -- chapter 3 A Keen Intellect and a Love of Man -- chapter 4 The Numbers Game -- chapter 5 Uninformed Consent -- part PART II THE BIOGRAPHY OF A CONSENT DECREE -- chapter 6 Ready, Fire, Aim -- chapter 7 Who Cares? -- chapter 8 Moving Minds -- chapter 9 Eyes On -- chapter 10 Life Chances -- part PART III ALL TOGETHER NOW -- chapter 11 Fighting the Plague -- part PART IV COMING APART -- chapter 12 Politics, Politics, Politics -- chapter 13 Willowbrook Revisited
Notes Previously published by Harper & Row in 1984 without subtitle
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-410) and index
Subject Mental Health Law Project -- Trials, litigation, etc.
New York Civil Liberties Union -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Staten Island Developmental Center -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Mental Health Law Project.
New York Civil Liberties Union.
Staten Island Developmental Center.
Children with mental disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- New York (State)
Children with mental disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc.
New York (State)
Genre/Form Trials, litigation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Rothman, Sheila M.
ISBN 1351472550